Category: Backpacking

Backpacking is the outdoor recreation of carrying gear on one’s back, while hiking for more than a day. It is often but not always an extended journey, and may or may not involve camping outdoors.


John Muir Trail

Although light, the snow had been falling for hours. Janet and I were trudging up the first of two 12,000′ passes in knee deep powder and white-out conditions – no sign of a trail....