8 Essential Backpacking Tips for Beginners

Get Some Good Gear

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2. Get Some Good Gear

Backpacking is a physically demanding activity, requiring you to carry anywhere from 15-50 lbs. on your back for much of the time. Depending on where you’re traveling to, you will in all likelihood experience rough terrain and unfavorable weather. Having a good quality backpack, proper shoes, and comfortable clothing are a must for any backpacker.