Just because your gear is all packed up and reservations are made does it mean your trip planning is done with. In my experience, trip planning isn’t over until you step foot at the trailhead. There are still plenty of things to be doing the week before your backpacking trip starts. Continue reading →
Are you a gear junkie yet? If you aren’t, you will be.
Just be careful, its an expensive addiction. That said, getting your gear ready for a backpacking trip is sure to be one of your favorite parts about getting ready. If you feel the urge to post a picture on Instagram of your gear before it goes into your pack, you wouldn’t be the first to do so. 😉 Continue reading →
Now that you have your trail all picked out, its time to make sure you didn’t’t look over any of the details so you can really start planning the logistics of your backpacking trip. When you get excited about a trail it’s easy to over look some of the most important details. Continue reading →
There are a ton of tools, resources, and websites that can help you plan your backpacking trip and give you a pretty good idea of what to expect. In this section you’ll find some of the resources and website I use to help plan my own backpacking trips. Continue reading →
There are a number of variables that come into play when choosing a trail. Things like time of year, location, and experience play a huge part in selecting a trail for your trip.
Personally, I don’t like to let any of that dictate my trip. My work schedule allows me a certain freedom to be able to plan vacation/trips. So I like to spend some time finding the perfect trail that I am in the mood for and then figure out when I should go. Continue reading →