Backpacking is where you pack supplies for several days and live outside while hiking and exploring the land. Backpacking can be done alone but is safer, depending on the area, with a group. The group members can share the load of carrying supplies and setting up camp.

1. Watch This “How To” Video:

National Outdoors Leadership School (NOLS) Field Staffing Director and senior NOLS Instructor Marco Johnson walks us through how he packs his backpack.

2. Learn How (Get a book!):

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3. Get Materials Here (or somewhere!):

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4. Join the Club (Get help – Give help):

Are you just getting started or are you an expert? Get involved with others who share your interest and/or passion in backpacking.

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