How To Plan Your FIRST Backpacking Trip!
Planning a backpacking trip – especially your first trip – can be really daunting. In this video, I share my steps for planning a backpacking trip! There are some tips here for backpackers of all levels, so use this guide to plan your trips and share it with your friends!
Step 1: Pick a Trail: 1:13
Step 2: Do Your Research: 2:43
Step 3: Pack Your Bag: 6:41
Step 4: Make a Plan and Share it: 8:22
BACKPACKING CHECKLIST: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacking-checklist.html
Visiting a National Park? Look up conditions and regulations here: https://www.nps.gov
Find trip reports at AllTrails Trail Guide: https://www.alltrails.com/
Hiking Project Trail Maps: https://www.hikingproject.com/
Check the weather! National Weather Service: https://www.weather.gov
In WA State? Washington Trails Association: https://www.wta.org/
Need a topo map? CalTopo: https://caltopo.com/
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