If you’re brand new to backpacking or hiking and have no idea where to begin – this is the place!
This Backpacking Planning Crash Course will help you create a hiking itinerary, map out where to go, exactly what gear and clothes to bring, and prepare all your snacks and meals for the trip.
Module 1 Trip Planning: Figure out where to go, how to choose a trail, what first aid supplies you need, how to create a hiking itinerary and Leave No Trace ethics.
Module 2 Gear and Clothes: Figure out what to wear and exactly what gear you need, plus where to buy everything and how to choose the best gear. Keep your pack weight as low as possible with the backpack weight calculator.
Module 3 Snacks, Meals and Recipes: Figure out how much food you’ll need for your trip, plus ideas for easy snacks and meals, as well as recipes to make your own backpacking meals.