Most backpackers you meet are honest, down-to-earth people. But they can’t resist spinning a yarn about their backcountry exploits when they gather around the campfire and it’s not uncommon to hear about feats of strength involving overweight backpacks, daring winter hikes in white-out conditions, or close encounters with van-sized grizzly bears!
Backerpackers never exaggerate!
What tall tales have you told about your journeys into the wilderness? Choose your favorites below, or add one of your own to the list!