Sometimes size really does matter. Our towels are extremely small to fit in the smallest of bags.

Our fabulous limited edition prints. SOLD OUT of Sea Turtles


Extreme Ultralight Towel

Ultralight Mini 19" x 19": $14.95 USD
Ultralight Medium 28" x 34": $26.95 USD
Ultralight Large 34" x 58": $39.95 USD
Large Limited Edition Print Towels 34" x 58": $59.95 USD

Our "EXTREME" ULTRALIGHT backpacking towel is a must-have for serious backpackers. Featured in BACKPACKER magazine's most recent "Essential Gear Guide", you know it must be good!

The Extreme Ultralight is 28" x 34" and weighs under 3 ounces, so you can still carry a towel large enough for swimming or bathing! These pack into very small spaces. They stay fresher between washings because Silver in the fabric discourages odor-causing bacteria. How great is that?!

If you are one of those "crazy" minimalists, we make an even smaller version below.  Weighing approx. 1.3 oz, it's approx. 19" square and serves as a towel, neck, or headgear. We've been told you can even strain your camp-coffee through it.  Now that's versatile!

NOTE:  By popular request,  we are now offering the Extreme Ultralight, in a Large full-size 34" x 58", as well as the 28" x 34" Regular and 19" x 19" Mini sizes.

Available in Olive Brown, Red, Purple, Royal Blue, Navy, Charcoal AND Aqua (Large Only)!


NEW!  Introducing Limited Edition Prints!

We are experimenting with a new print process that is extremely vibrant. This Kinetic Colorization technology is both beautiful and functional. The prints will not fade. Available in the Extreme Ultralight towel, Large size (34” x 58”) only.

Whale tails is a National Geographic print that features photographs of whale flukes colorized to make a gorgeous pattern.

The other 4 prints are pop art by US artist Dan Fenelon

These are in extremely small production runs, and not likely to last long!

The perfect gift!  $59.95


Just how small are these towels?

When compared to an iPhone, you can see just how small the various sizes of Extreme Ultralight towels are when folded. AND they pack even smaller than this and can be squished into very tiny spaces.

34" x 58" (Our largest size)  Weight 6.2 oz  (176 g)

28" x 34" (Typical Backpackers choice) 3.3 oz  (94 g)

Washing Instructions for Discovery Trekking towels - Warm (or Hot) Water, detergent of your choice. Wash as you would a favorite t-shirt! Hang or dry in machine. 

Note:  Should you find any smell lingering on your towels it is generally a result of body oil, lotions, deodorants etc... To “unclog” the fibers and refresh your towel we recommend the following. Wash in warm or hot water without detergent, adding 1 cup of vinegar. Wash a 2nd time without detergent, adding ½ cup baking soda. They will be as good as new!  We're also told adding Borax or Washing Soda (found in most grocery stores) works well.  


Please Note:  If you select a size and a color choice does NOT come up, that simply means we are out of that size.  Please keep checking back as stock changes daily.


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