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Christian

Co-Organizer

Location:

Sterling, VA

Member since:

November 15, 2011

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?

5 years.

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.?

Yes

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

Mostly 1- and 2-night trips in the Appalachian Mountains.

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

2 nights max.

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?

Yes. I track my hikes with an Android app.

Introduction

Enjoy hiking and backpacking. Not into speed--really want to soak in and enjoy nature.


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