Beginner Backpacker

Beginner Backpacker

The world is yours for the taking. Where will you backpack to next?

Jan Contreras4 days ago
The Power of Faith
I am remembering back to the time this photo was taken in November 2016. I had spent the past few weeks like a rolling stone, backpacking by myself through Oregon where I found a job working on a lega...
Cheyenne S8 days ago
My First Mountain
If you look far to the right you can see the start of Mount Rainier, the mountain that ascends 14,410 feet above sea level. Rainier is an active volcano and is also the most glaciated mountain in the ...
Kader Folles13 days ago
Exploring the Forgotten Spanish Countryside
As we made our way up through the flat landscape, occasionally glimpsing the edge of a vineyard or orange grove. We had no idea where exactly we were heading. You see, to us it's not the destination t...
Backpacking 10 Essentials
Most people will tell you that they know what to take on a backpacking trip, but in all honesty most lists are all based on the 10 essentials, which is good. However, most of the lists lack detail int...
Shanna Dewey23 days ago
How to Find Affordable Camping
Do you have a desire to camp in unusual places? Do you have a desire to stay in places that aren't necessarily a government ran camping site? Do you like meeting new people? Hipcamp might be a great s...
Hound Adventures
Wednesday 30th August- We'd planned the trip to Llanberis to visit the steam train and the old slate museum that included the old quarry hospital. 5:15am was not the sight I really wanted to be seeing...
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Monika Olesena month ago
Secret Canyon Trail
Lightening clashes with millions of jewel stars dotting the onyx night. With each flash the sky pales a white-yellow. Moments later the slowly creeping night clouds would groan so loudly the sound ech...
Mark Williamsa month ago
A Bite of the Big Apple
I wrote this back in March 2001 as part of a University application, after my brother and I visited New York for the first time. With today being what it is, and there being so much negativity surroun...
Richard Owensa month ago
Most Durable Carry-On Luggage
When you go on vacation it's important to have sturdy and durable carry-on luggage that won't immediately stop working or break easily. If it's truly well-made luggage it will last you years and withs...