Nicole E.


Chicago, IL

Member since:

February 3, 2013

How much backpacking experience do you have?

I have done day hikes only. I am into archaeology and have spent weeks camping in very remote places in southern Utah, Nebraska, and Montana doing surveys and excavations, but when out surveying I have always returned to my campsite at the end of the day. That being said, I don't have a lot of background with the ultra light tents, sleeping bags, dehydrated food, etc. I have however, done a lot of day hikes and camping in the Badlands, Yellowstone, Glacier, Joshua Tree, Channel Islands, Canyonlands, and a large number of state parks in Montana. I hope to one day soon go on a long backpacking trip!


Hello all. I recently returned to Chicago after spending six months working in Montana State Park. It was awesome and I am now looking to meet more people in Chicagoland who share common interests in nature and outdoor activities.

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