Tuesday, August 02, 2005

About Backpacking

Backpacking is traveling long distances with a backpack. Two forms can be distinguished.
Backpacking is the most thorough combination of hiking and camping. It is usually done for recreation, to explore a place that the backpacker considers beautiful and fascinating. A backpacker camps in one place, then packs all of his or her gear into a backpack and hikes off to a different location. More...