Helpful Backpacking Basics

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Check out our articles below! These articles will further advance your knowledge of backpacking, making you more prepared for your trips. As we mentioned on our home page, it is so important to be prepared when you go backpacking whether you’re a novice or a pro.

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Backpacking Checklist - Don't spend your time trying to guess what you need to bring on your trip. Print our our FREE backpacking checklist to save you time and frustration!

Backpacking Essentials - A list of ten backpacking essentials you should bring with you on every trip.

Backpacking First Aid Kit - Information about what to include in your first aid kit. Includes a FREE printable checklist.

Backpacking For Beginners - Helpful information you need to know about backpacking for beginners before you get started.

Backpacking With Dogs - Helpful information for backpacking with dogs.

NEW! Dehydration Symptoms - Helpful information about dehydration symptoms, as well as preventing and treating dehydration.

Packing a Backpack

- Learn how to pack a backpack easily and efficiently.


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