Backpacking, the form of outdoor recreation where gear is carried on one’s back, is a rewarding pursuit. Many people stay away from it, however, because of the heavy weight backpackers carry. It is not uncommon for backpackers to carry 40 pounds or more of gear that includes a sleeping bag, a tent, food, fuel, a cooking stove, toiletries, and clothes. With all the equipment backpackers need to survive several days... Continue Reading →
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Posted on July 10, 2014 by Rebecca Maxwell
One of the best ways to experience the outdoors during the summer season is backpacking. In contrast to car camping, backpacking requires carrying all of your gear with you as you hike through the wilderness on foot. Therefore, it makes sense that selecting the right backpack is imperative.