Help us to understand the experience level of our members. This will enhance the safety and planning of events. Are you new to backpacking or do you consider yourself an experience backpacker? About how long have you been backpacking?
Experienced as a weekend warrior type backpacker. Been backpacking on and off for 30 years.
When was the last time you went backpacking? Where did you go? How many nights were you on the trail?
Sept. 2015 - Dolly Sods, WV
3 days/2 nights
What is the longest backpacking trip you have been on (number of days/nights)? Where?
Long time ago but 7 days/6 nights, 30+/- miles
Do you know how to read a topographic map? Do you own and know how to use a compass? Do you own and know how to use a GPS?
Proficient with map and compass. Do not own a GPS.
Loved backpacking since I was a teenager. Have gotten back into it recently after a hiatus of several years. Love the way outdoors.