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Tracy H.


Norfolk, VA

Member since:

January 28, 2013

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?

Searched local hiking clubs.

Do you currently have all the equipment you need for a backpacking trip? i.e. backpack, boots, sleeping bag, stove, tent, cooking stuff, clothing, etc. etc., etc.?

I don't know - I have never hiked, but knowing me water and food.

When was the last time you went backpacking? Where did you go? How many nights were you on the trail?

Hiking, Hiking, and Hiking. Starting out obviously at my level of knowledge (okay, maybe a little more since that's zero) and building up to seeing many gorgeous mountains in the great USA.

What is the longest backpacking trip you have been on (number of days/nights)? Where?

No, but I will.

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?

No answer yet


My name is Tracy, and I love nature, the outdoors, love to be active, and I have always wanted to learn about hiking and develop a network of people with like interests so I can quit saying I want to hike and start doing it!

What Tracy H. is saying about this Meetup Group

What a great group! I was nervous about attending and was thinking I might be intimidated by the group once there. Well, it was quite the contrary: Everybody was so friendly and helpful it gave me the courage I need, and I feel like with this group, you guys may actually forgive me for my ignorance on the first few trips, lol. I look forward to hitting the trails (and learning much more).

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