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Billy K.

Location:

Chicago, IL
Hometown: Chicago

Member since:

March 20, 2007

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

Backpacked alot (smaller 3-7 day trips) on the AT back in the day. I've trekked in VA, WVA, NC, GA, KY, IL, MO, SD,WA, NY, CO & IN. Most of the trips have been of intermediate/advanced difficulty. Also into mountaineering (climbs include Rainier, Baker, various Rockies). Currently training for a future climb of Denali.

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

No answer yet

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

No answer yet

Introduction

Howdy all! I like to backpack, climb, and camp. The outdoors have a way of creating clarity for me...or perhaps thats the bourbon!!! (-: I sing/play in a rock band called Always the Villain, and am into Martial Arts (1st Deg TKD).

What Billy K. is saying about this Meetup Group

This meetup group is outstanding. A lot of good folks that like to backpack and help others to do so.


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