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Amos S.

Location:

Chesapeake, VA
Hometown: Chesapeake

Member since:

June 24, 2010

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?

Google search.

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.?

Walking stick.

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

Participate in at least 2 backpacking trips a year.

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

Yes. Changing weather is part of the fun.

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

Introduction

I backpacked extensively in high school and worked on the Florida Trail. Now that I am out of the military I am ready to take it up again. This group seems ideal since I am not into car camping. I like the freedom of having everything on my back.


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