“Well, I learned something new on this trip,” Cat said as she watched Brandon hoist his backpack to his bent knee before pausing to swing it onto his back.
“That’s the thing about backpacking,” I said. “Every trip, you learn new things.” read more
It’s the last week of the spring Hike NC session, the hiking program aimed at beginners launched by BlueCross North Carolina in 2016. The program is aimed at beginners and is a great opportunity to for beginners to finally take those first steps down the trail. On tap: read more
The first time I went on a solo backpacking trip, I didn’t.
It was back in the 1990s, I’d been backpacking with friends for about 5 years, and convinced myself I should take a solo backpack trip. I felt good about my basic backpacking skills, I loved hiking alone … still, there was this worrisome doubt. read more