These hiking tips may seem sort of random and rapid fire, because they are, but I think they’re all things that if you’re a new backpacker you might not think of and I don’t think enough people are talking about so I want to share them with you!
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10 Little Known Backpacking Tips for Beginners and beyond
Always test your gear before you go out
Yes, you need trekking poles!
Always carry a little extra food and extra water
Add a collapsible plate to your backcountry cookset
Sleep with your battery operated devices
Sleep warm with Hot Hands
Body Glide is your new best friend
Keep your hiking feet happy
Don’t skip camp shoes
Always take care of your gear and yourself after a backpacking trip
That’s it for today’s episode, if you’re looking for more backpacking tips and resources – download the Badass Backpacker’s Bundle for free to grab the complete backpacking gear list, the ultimate first aid kit checklist, plus easy backpacking meal and snack ideas.