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Forest Park, IL

Member since:

March 8, 2009

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

No backpacking experience. Just bike touring, which tends to use the same gear. Also, BWA canoe camping.

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


I do long distance bike touring and I already have a lot of gear. Backpacking is more sociable because it is easier to organize. I also would like to meet contacts that interested in doing trips say to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

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