Backpacking Safety and Awareness | Trail Sisters
Backpacking in and of itself is a fairly safe hobby. You can of course make it more “epic” by certain choices you make. Being out on trails is generally safer than the streets of a major city. This is by far not a comprehensive guide to safety in the outdoors. It should, however, get you thinking and researching which will help you be more prepared for the next time you head out!
The Pacific Northwest Trail Runs From Montana to the Ocean—and Right Through Whatcom County - WhatcomTalk
The Pacific Northwest Trail runs from Montana to the Ocean—and right through Whatcom County.
The Complete Pacific Crest Trail Gear List – Bearfoot Theory
Planning a long-distance backpacking trip? Looking for lightweight backpacking gear recommendations? Start with this complete Pacific Crest Trail gear list that includes every single item I packed for a 5-month thru-hike from Mexico to Canada.
Lightweight Backpacking Tips for More Comfortable Miles | Exploring Wild
Six things you should stop bringing on backpacking trips, and other ideas to reduce pack weight for a more comfortable hike. #backpacking #hiking #backpackinggear
How to Stay Warm in Sleeping Bags While You're Outdoors | Homesteading Simple Self Sufficient Off-The-Grid | Homesteading.com
Want to know how to sleep warm outdoors? It can get cold when your out camping with friends or family, stay warm sleeping with these tips.
2 Hikers, 14 days, 70,764 calories
My son and I are about to head out on our thru-hike of the John Muir Trail, and our resupply boxes are almost ready to go. Rather than carrying 14 days of food with us, we will be mailing supplies to ourselves along the way. It seems that backpacking sites tend to focus mostly on gear and trips (this one included). I don't think we see enough information on the very important topic of trail nutrition. You can make all the right gear choices to get your base weight down to "ultralight"…
A Week of Lightweight, Nutritious Backpacking Food - How to make and pack 7 days of breakfasts, lunches, dinners & snacks for camping & hiking. Everything fits in a bear barrel. (The Yummy Life)
I am married to a serious backpacker. King-Man goes on several backpacking trips a year. He spends 1-2 weeks hiking the Grand Canyon every year (his favorite place on the planet), and in recent years
Simple Lightweight Backpacking Food Ideas - Top Picks from the John Muir Trail – Bearfoot Theory
Simple lightweight backpacking food ideas from my John Muir Trail hike. These are delicious, easy to prepare & require little cleanup.
35+ Easy Backpacking Food Ideas | Fresh Off the Grid
We share our favorite backpacking food ideas to help you enjoy simple and lightweight backpacking meals on the trail. Everything from oatmeal packets and dried fruit to healthier freeze-dried meals and energy bars. We have you covered for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert!
5 Easy Steps for Perfect Homemade Dehydrated Backpacking Meals
One of the joys of backpacking is a hearty meal after a long day on the trail. There are many delicious premade backpacking meals available, but you can easily create your own lightweight backcountry cuisine from your favorite recipes and a food dehydrator.
Our Favorite Trails
Here are some of our favorite trails, listed in no particular order. These are the trails where we go before work or on our days off. We’ve tried to include a few you won’t find in any tra…
Backpacker's checklist, great resource so you don't forget anything on your next adventure. - ruggedthug
Backpacker’s checklist, great resource so you don’t forget anything on your next adventure.