As an avid hiker and trail runner I take a lot of what I’ve learned over the years for granted. Knowing what’s needed for a hike based on the distance, elevation of the area, elevation gain, and weather has become second nature. But the truth is, most of what I know has been learned through…
Welcome to our Backpacking blog category, your gateway to a world of outdoor exploration, adventure, and self-discovery. Whether you’re a seasoned backpacker looking to refine your skills or a novice seeking inspiration and practical advice, this space is your go-to resource for all things related to backpacking.
At the heart of our Backpacking category is the spirit of adventure. We invite you to embark on journeys through breathtaking landscapes, from rugged mountain trails to serene backcountry forests. Our blog is dedicated to providing you with the knowledge, insights, and inspiration you need to make your backpacking trips safe, enjoyable, and memorable.
We cover a wide array of backpacking topics, including essential gear and equipment, tips for packing efficiently, meal planning for the trail, navigation, and safety. Whether you’re planning a weekend escape, a thru-hike, or an international backpacking expedition, we offer expert guidance to ensure you’re well-prepared for your adventure.
Discover firsthand accounts of incredible backpacking experiences from our community of seasoned backpackers. You’ll find captivating stories of summiting peaks, crossing challenging terrains, and forging connections with nature. These narratives will fuel your wanderlust and inspire you to take your own backpacking adventures to new heights.
We also explore the ethics of backpacking, responsible outdoor practices, and the importance of Leave No Trace principles. Our commitment to preserving the natural beauty of our planet ensures that we share not only the joy of backpacking but also the responsibility to protect the environments we explore.
As part of our commitment to inclusivity, we cater to backpackers of all backgrounds, experiences, and abilities. From family-friendly hiking trips to solo expeditions, we offer tips and advice to ensure everyone can enjoy the wonders of the great outdoors.
So, whether you’re dreaming of scaling challenging peaks, walking through ancient forests, or simply escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life, our Backpacking blog category is your trusted companion on your journey. We invite you to join us in discovering the thrill of backpacking and unlocking the beauty of the natural world. Adventure awaits, and your backpack is your ticket to a world of exploration and wonder.
Visiting Iceland is a dream for many travelers. Full of untamed nature, incredible waterfalls, and glaciers carving the mountain sides. There is no question that Iceland is an incredibly beautiful country. And the tourism board of Iceland has done a great job of promoting the island with incredible pictures and videos. Allowing music videos and…
Hiking Crabtree Falls NC is one of most popular trails along the world famous Blue Ridge Parkway. And at 70 feet, it is the tallest waterfall along the entire parkway. Located near Little Switzerland, North Carolina, the Crabtree Falls Trail is a 2.6 mile loop featuring just over 500ft of gain. And is accessible year…