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Solo Backpacking

Solo Backpacking I do a lot of solo backpacking. I got started when I hiked the Long Trail in Vermont in 2008. No one I knew wanted to come along, but I still wanted to go, so I did it by myself. I quickly discovered that I liked it more …

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Camp Routine

Camping in a Hammock

When I’m backpacking solo, I have a very well-defined routine for setting up and breaking camp that keeps me organized even if I’m tired. If you don’t stay organized, it is really easy to lose gear or forget to do critical chores. To give you a practical example: I  carry …

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Solo Backpacking and Trip Plans

I do a lot of solo backpacking because it can be difficult to find a good hiking partners and because dealing with their shuttle logistics can be extremely frustrating. However, even though I hike alone, I often camp with other backpackers who I've run across during the day or meet …

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