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Backpacking For Beginners

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Ever wonder what an ultralight backpacker would bring on a week long summer trip? Look no further! Check out my 9lb gear list for the Centennial Trial through the Black Hills, with links to all gear mentioned! Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Gear List, Ultralight Backpacking, Hiking Gear, Hiking Backpack, Centennial Trail, Darn Tough Socks, Thru Hiking, Appalachian Trail

Ultralight Centennial Trail Backpacking Gear List

Ever wonder what an ultralight backpacker would bring on a week long summer trip? Look no further! Check out my 9lb gear list for the Centennial Trial through the Black Hills, with links to all gear mentioned!

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What to pack for your first backpacking trip

Want to try out backpacking but don’t know where to start? Then this post is for you! I go through the nitty gritty – where to start, how to choose a trail, how to plan your trip, and what to…

Find out how to get an entire lightweight backpacking set up from Walmart! This article breaks down each piece of gear I would buy from my local Walmart to make a gear set up. Thru Hiking, Hiking Tips, Hiking Gear, Hiking Backpack, Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Gear List, Ultralight Backpacking, Kayak Camping, Camping Hammock

Best Kept Backpacking Secret - 12lb Backpacking Kit From Walmart

I imagine that many news backpackers all have the same questions, and I have answered many of them in previous articles. But one thing that I’ve never seen an article on is a step by step guide on the best backpacking set up at any available store. How is a new backpacker supposed to walk into any store, even Walmart, and know which gear is the best? What if a place like Walmart is their only option?

Find out how to get an entire lightweight backpacking set up from Walmart! This article breaks down each piece of gear I would buy from my local Walmart to make a gear set up. Thru Hiking, Hiking Tips, Hiking Gear, Hiking Backpack, Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Gear List, Ultralight Backpacking, Kayak Camping, Camping Hammock

Best Kept Backpacking Secret - 12lb Backpacking Kit From Walmart

I imagine that many news backpackers all have the same questions, and I have answered many of them in previous articles. But one thing that I’ve never seen an article on is a step by step guide on the best backpacking set up at any available store. How is a new backpacker supposed to walk into any store, even Walmart, and know which gear is the best? What if a place like Walmart is their only option?

Everything you need to know about the Six Moon Designs (SMD) Deschutes Plus Tarp. After two years of use, I lay out the pros, cons, and let you know whether or not it is something I would recommend. #backpacking #backpackinggear #ultralightgear #gearreview Ultralight Backpacking, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Gear, Camping Gear, Backpacking For Beginners, Best Camping Stove, Thru Hiking, Moon Design, Appalachian Trail

Gear Review: Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus

Everything you need to know about the Six Moon Designs (SMD) Deschutes Plus Tarp. After two years of use, I lay out the pros, cons, and let you know whether or not it is something I would recommend. #backpacking #backpackinggear #ultralightgear #gearreview

Find out how to have a fun and safe tent camping experience! Road Trip Hacks, Camping Hacks, Backpacking For Beginners, Tent Camping, Glamping, Safety Tips, The Great Outdoors, Travel Tips, Adventure

10 Tent Camping Safety Tips

Find out how to have a fun and safe tent camping experience!

Wanting to quit mountaineering training is normal. In today's podcast episode, I walk you through a process for making smart decisions and rekindling your training motivation. Also works for hikers, trekkers, and trail runners! #missadventurepants #hiking #ultramarathon Hiking Training, Endurance Training, Training Plan, Training Programs, Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Tips, Training Motivation, Fitness Motivation, Habits Of Mind

When You Want to Quit

Wanting to quit mountaineering training is normal. In today's podcast episode, I walk you through a process for making smart decisions and rekindling your training motivation. Also works for hikers, trekkers, and trail runners! #missadventurepants #hiking #ultramarathon

Top 3 Reasons To Use Pre-Owned Cottage Company Gear — Broke Roaming Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Gear, What Is A Cottage, Thru Hiking, Diving, Gears, The Good Place, Budget

Top 3 Reasons To Buy Pre-Owned Cottage Company Gear

When you first start out backpacking, more than likely you will start with gear from some of the big gear companies such as Big Agnes, Kelty, Nemo, and REI. This gear is easily accessible and known for being durable and, usually, heavy. The more you dive into the world of backpacking you will start to see how much backpackers love their cottage company gear.

The story of how my anxiety drove me from trail, and how leaving the trail community brought me back to it. #backpacking #hiking #hikinganxiety #anxiety #hike #trail #thruhiking #appalachiantrail #at #pct #cdt #backcountry Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Tips, Hiking Gear, Abnormal Psychology, Hiking Quotes, Hiking Essentials, Hiking Photography

Hiking Anxiety -- Getting Back On Trail

The story of how my anxiety drove me from trail, and how leaving the trail community brought me back to it. #backpacking #hiking #hikinganxiety #anxiety #hike #trail #thruhiking #appalachiantrail #at #pct #cdt #backcountry

One of the biggest mistakes I made on my first solo road trip was not figuring out how to find campsites that would fit into my budget. There are free and affordable campsites everywhere! You just have to learn how to find them. Here are the best websites for finding free and cheap campgrounds or campsites. #camping #freecamping #carcamping #campinghacks #campingtips #roadtriphacks #roadtriptips Jeep Camping, Camping Spots, Camping And Hiking, Camping Tips, Road Trip Packing, Road Trip Essentials, Road Trip Hacks, Road Trips, Backpacking For Beginners

Tips On Finding Free or Cheap Campsites

One of the biggest mistakes I made on my first solo road trip was not figuring out how to find campsites that would fit into my budget. There are free and affordable campsites everywhere! You just have to learn how to find them. Here are the best websites for finding free and cheap campgrounds or campsites. #camping #freecamping #carcamping #campinghacks #campingtips #roadtriphacks #roadtriptips

Read our short guide on these 5 essential backpacking tips and tricks before your next backpacking trip. Plus tips and tricks for reducing the weight of backpack Backpacking Chair, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Gear, Backpacking Backpacks, Hiking Europe, Hiking Guide, Traveling Europe, Ultralight Backpacking, Survival Backpack

REI DOESN’T WANT YOU TO READ THIS - 12LB BACKPACKING KIT FROM WALMART!

I imagine that many news backpackers all have the same questions, and I have answered many of them in previous articles. But one thing that I’ve never seen an article on is a step by step guide on the best backpacking set up at any available store. How is a new backpacker supposed to walk into any store, even Walmart, and know which gear is the best? What if a place like Walmart is their only option?

Many people believe that being cheap, lazy, and a lightweight backpacker don't work together. Here is how being cheap and lazy actually helps LOWER my backpacking base weight. Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Gear, Most Expensive Backpack, Expensive Backpacks, Wall Tent, Thinking Of Someone, My Daily Life, Thru Hiking

How Being Cheap And Lazy Lowers My Base Weight

Recently I posed an article entitled “Pre-Hike AT 2019 Gear List: Sub 14lbs for Under $1500”, in which I wanted to show that you could have a relatively lightweight base weight without having to sell your house to buy your tent. Today I thought I would go over how being cheap and lazy has helped me achieve the base weight I am at without sacrificing anything.

Are you looking to take a camping trip in the near future? Whether you are looking to take a camping trip as a family vacation or a romantic getaway, you may Camping Info, Rv Camping Checklist, Camping Guide, Camping Car, Camping Essentials, Camping And Hiking, Camping With Kids, Family Camping, Camping Ideas

8 Essential Tips for Camping With Dogs - Earning and Saving with Sarah

Want to take Fido on a camping trip with you? Make sure that you both have a wonderful time by following these 8 Important Tips for Camping With Dogs.

There are so many shelter options on the market for backpackers and campers. Yet, some how tents became our go to! Check out this article to see why I don't use a tent and what other options are out there! #backpacking #backpackingtents #tents #hiking #appalachiantrail #pacificcresttrail #at #pct #thruhiking Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Gear List, Hiking Gear, Tent Camping, Outdoor Camping, Shelter Me, Thru Hiking, Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail

Why I Don't Use A Tent -- And What I Use Instead

There are so many shelter options on the market for backpackers and campers. Yet, some how tents became our go to! Check out this article to see why I don't use a tent and what other options are out there! #backpacking #backpackingtents #tents #hiking #appalachiantrail #pacificcresttrail #at #pct #thruhiking

Solo hiking is often viewd as something that's dangerous and should be avoided at all costs, but there are many people who will tell you all the great things about hiking and traveling alone. In this article I discuss the pros and cons of hiking solo, as well as my personal views on the subject as a solo female hiker. #hiking #hike #backpacking #hikingsolo #solofemalehiker #hikingsafety Ultralight Backpacking, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Tips, Hiking Gear, Camping Tips, Backpacking For Beginners, Hiking Essentials, Solo Travel Tips, Hiking Photography

Hiking Solo - Is It A Good Idea?

Solo hiking is often viewd as something that's dangerous and should be avoided at all costs, but there are many people who will tell you all the great things about hiking and traveling alone. In this article I discuss the pros and cons of hiking solo, as well as my personal views on the subject as a solo female hiker. #hiking #hike #backpacking #hikingsolo #solofemalehiker #hikingsafety

Having written dozens of articles on how to find great affordable backpacking and hiking gear, I know a thing or two about saving money on gear. So, when I stumbled on this article from The Trek, I definitely had a couple thoughts. Backpacking For Beginners, Backpacking Tips, Hiking Gear, Mint Shop, Discount Gift Cards, Thru Hiking, Hard Pressed, Appalachian Trail, Credit Score

My Thoughts On: 9 Ways I Save Money On Gear

Having written dozens of articles on how to find great affordable backpacking and hiking gear, I know a thing or two about saving money on gear. So, when I stumbled on this article from The Trek, I definitely had a couple thoughts.