addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1linklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Here's a place where you can meet other backpacking enthusiasts! Join us on backpacking trips, meet other backpackers, discuss gear, find those "favorite" trails and have fun out there with others who enjoy the activity as much as you do!

Backpackers of all ability levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. We encourage anyone who's thought about backpacking to give it a try. Our trip descriptions will always include the level of difficulty, so you can decide whether it's the right trip for you or not. And what a great place to get advise if you're just starting out!

During the season (April thru October) we'll schedule 3 or 4 trips per month (and sometimes more) and we'll even work in a few trips during the months of March and November. Out of necessity the majority are weekenders. From time to time we schedule longer trips (3 or 4 days or more). During the winter we'll also plan a few backpacking trips along with some skiing, snowboarding & snowshoeing trips. Over this past season we scheduled over 50 backpacking trips and a couple "get to know everyone" cookouts! You can also check our message board for someone who might be planning a trip. So you've got a lot of opportunities to get out there and hit the trail!

Please read our RSVP Policy which is found in our "Pages" section, and while you're there why not go ahead and read the entire page. There's a lot of useful information in there that our members should know!

Have any questions? Email the organizer, Bob F!

We hope you decide to join our group!

WHAT'S NEW?

With the continued growth of our group we're looking for additional assistant organizers to plan a few trips or people who just want to organize a single trip during the season. If anyone is interested please contact the group organizer (Bob F) for all the details!

It's been one heck of a trip so far!!!

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Welcome, New Mexico Backpackers!

Recent Meetups

  • March 17 · 7:00 PM

    Gila River BP trip

    9 Backpackers

    We will camp at the Grapevine CG on Friday night.  Saturday we'll hike down the Gila River on Trail 724 for a few miles and set up camp.  We should have time to continue... Learn more

  • March 17 · 6:30 PM

    Gear Shakedown

    14 Backpackers

    Location: Stardust Skies Park on Pensylvania between Montogomery and Comanche. Run time shouldn't be longer than an hour. Could gladly use other organizers help. The... Learn more

  • March 16 · 9:00 PM

    Aravaipa Canyon - East

    2 Backpackers

    This trip has cost of $16 for 3 day permits in the canyon. I paid it up front. I have to receive payment from you (paypal) in several days after rsvp in order to keep... Learn more

  • February 24 · 8:00 AM

    Spirit Lake area

    3 Backpackers | 5.00 | 7 Photos

    we opted to winter backpack at a closer location and drop the difficulty a bit. This is for anyone who might want to join last minute. I will attempt emerald lake... Learn more

  • February 17 · 8:00 AM

    Colorado Yurt Overnight BP trip

    4 Backpackers | 5.00

    If you don't know about yurts check out this link:  http://www.southwestnordiccenter.com/ All four of the yurts owned by this company, located in the Cumbres Pass area... Learn more

  • See all past Meetups

What's new

 
Founded Jun 18, 2007

Help support your Meetup

Chip in

Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy