Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Lighten The Load

This is an older post from Section Hiker's site.  It's a great read.

The subject is how do you lighten your backpack?What should you leave behind on your next trip in the backcountry?

Tracking Unused Backpacking Gear

The next time you go on a two or three day backpacking trip, keep track of every item that you brought along and whether you used it. If you haven't done this before, chances are good that there are several items of clothing or accessories that you brought with you, and felt you needed, but you didn't actually use. Some common examples are:

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