Matt B.


Cincinnati, OH
Hometown: Somerset, MA

Member since:

May 27, 2012


I'm a fairly proficient hiker, but have always done day trips. I would like to start doing multi-day, and this looks like a great way to learn. Hope to see you all on the trail!

Please relate, in general terms, your backpacking experience.

I've hiked Mt. Washington in a day, and several similar trails. No mountain climbing. I've climbed about 5,000 ft up Mt. Shasta. All day trips though.

What was your favorite backpacking experience?

There were so many great ones! Mt. Shasta was surreal. Bridal path in NH was exciting because I did it in four hours.

What was your funniest backpacking moment?

In high school, some kid puked in our 8 person tent... Wasn't funny at the time.

What was your most embarrassing backpacking moment?

Nothing comes to mind - I guess the best is yet to come!

What's the longest backpacking trip you've ever taken? (in mileage and/or days)

10 miles roughly with 3200 ft elevation

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  • Stacey

    The Dirty Martinis

    Thanks for joining the Dirty Martinis. Hope to see you at an event soon!

    Jun 23, 2013 5:14 PM
  • Stella

    Hi Matt,
    Welcome and thank you for joining the group. It was really nice meeting you at Crave. See you soon at one of the events :)

    Jan 31, 2013 10:00 PM
  • jeff s.

    Cincinnati Area Backpackers

    Hello Matt, welcome to the Cincinnati Backpackers. Hope you're able to join us on a hike. Some trips are geared towards newer hikers and some towards the more experienced. Hopefully one will work for you.

    May 27, 2012 10:34 PM
  • Olivia S.

    Hi Matt, it was nice meeting you last night. You do kick ass at Karaoke! Hope to see you again at another meetup.

    Sep 30, 2010 1:27 PM
  • Kristi

    It was nice to meet you tonight Matt! Hope you had a safe drive home!

    Sep 19, 2010 12:43 AM
  • Adriana G.

    We all had a great time last night. I forgot to mention, We are planning to go to Octoberfest together, call Derek or me if you are interested in joining us, here is my number [masked]

    Sep 16, 2010 12:00 PM
  • Kristi

    Hello Matt! Welcome to the area and to the group. I finally got to see Reservoir Dogs for the first time this year and I can see what all the fuss was about that film!

    Sep 15, 2010 5:51 PM
  • Adriana G.

    Hi, Glad you can make it tonight, this will be so much fun, we will skip the earplus for this time :) I like your dog, I used to have a French bulldog too

    Sep 15, 2010 1:20 PM
  • Kimberley

    You still planning to do a dodgeball team?

    May 07, 2010 11:31 AM
  • Priya

    We missed you at the Burren - will have to share my "insightful insights" with you another time!

    Apr 19, 2010 5:11 AM
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