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Laurel C


Chicago, IL

Member since:

July 4, 2011

How much backpacking experience do you have? (e.g. "None," "I went on one trip years ago," "I've thru-hiked the AT.")

I'm a novice with some experience. I have gone hiking and camping often growing up (and by camping- I mean actual camping i.e. a tent and fire or camp stove as opposed to a double wide:-) Two years ago I did backpack 75 miles of the North Country Trail in Michigan's UP with my dad and brother. I also took a backing course my freshman year of college and we did some backpacking along the Manistee River in MI. I would like to expand and eventually undertake more than just a 4 day trip. I'm hoping to meet people with can teach me and help me reach this goal!

What do you hope to get out of this group? (e.g. one trip a year, backpacking buddies, get closer to nature)

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What other backpacking-related activities do you participate in? (e.g. car camping, canoeing, cycling, running)

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Hi, my name is Laurel and I teach elementary school for CPS, which gives me the ideal schedule to go outside and enjoy summer trips!

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