Posts in Backpacking
9 Must-Know Backpacking Safety Tips - Particularly if You Want to Go Solo

9 Must-Know Backpacking Safety Tips - Particularly if You Want to Go Solo | A key component to being a self-sufficient and confident outdoor backpacker and hiker is being aware of the most essential hiking safety and backpacking safety rules and best practices out there. Many people love the allure of backpacking outdoors, but wonder to themselves, “Is backpacking safe?” And even more so if they are wanting to go backpacking or hiking alone. I think it’s important that we address some of the top ways we can increase our outdoor safety on the trails when backpacking, and that’s what this article is all about. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Your Ultimate Guide to Backpacking the Lost Coast Trail in California in 2019 - Trail Details, Camping, Permits, Weather, Tide Tables, and More

Your Ultimate Guide to Backpacking the Lost Coast Trail in California - Trail Details, Camping, Permits, Weather, Tide Tables, and More | The Lost Coast trail lies along California’s beautiful rugged coastline and follows some of its most isolated and breathtaking beaches. The trail is about 25 miles long and takes about 2-3 days to backpack. Enjoy one of the most unique backpacking experiences California has to offer with the Lost Coast Trail hike, and check out my full guide for all your trip planning details. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Backpacking for Beginners: 15 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid Your First Time Backpacking

Backpacking for Beginners: 15 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid Your First Time Backpacking | Consider this list of common backpacking blunders and backpacking tips as your introduction to backpacking basics. These common but avoidable mistakes are an essential part of your backpacking 101 foundation, so to speak. Mistakes are certainly how we learn, and we should never be so afraid of failure and mistakes that it prevents us from taking action toward our backpacking goals, but this list might just help you avoid a few rookie (often too common) mistakes beginner backpackers tend to make their first time backpacking. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Essential Backpacking Hygiene Tips & Feminine Care in the Outdoors

Essential Backpacking Hygiene & Feminine Care in the Outdoors | These eco-friendly backpacking hygiene tips for women are built to keep you cozy and minimize your impact on the trail. Stay clean while getting dirty this season with these feminine care tips for women backpackers. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Travel Alone – 57 Quotes to Inspire Your Solo Travels

Travel Alone – 57 Quotes to Inspire Your Solo Travels | The mind likes to come up with a lot of reason why you shouldn’t step out of your comfort zone, why it would be horrible to venture out on your own, but I hope with these 57 travel alone quotes you’ll see that there is beauty in going solo. There’s transformation and there’s self-discovery. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Important Permit & Reservation Deadlines for Popular California Hiking Trails & Campsites in 2019

Important Permit & Reservation Deadlines for Popular California Hiking Trails & Campsites in 2019 | Don't miss out on hiking or camping at some of Californias most popular sites because you missed the reservation deadlines. In this post I've outlined key deadlines to mark your calendars with for some of Californias most iconic locations such as Yosemite Wilderness Permits, Inyo National Forest Permits, Mount Whitney Permits, Half Dome Permits, JMT Permits, Joshua Tree camping reservations, Lost Coast backpacking permits and much, much more!. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Essential 2019 Havasu Falls Packing List + Printable Packing Checklist & Layering Tip-Sheet

The Essential Havasu Falls Packing List | Hiking into Havasu Falls is on of the best ways to experience this trail and the Havasu waterfalls. Make sure you have the right backpacking gear essentials with you for this beautiful backpacking and camping trip in Arizona! Post includes free Havasupai packing list printable for easy reference. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Mountaineering Basics: How to Get Into Mountaineering

Mountaineering Basics: How to Get Into Mountaineering | If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “I want to be a mountaineer” but don’t know where to start, then this article is perfect for you. In this article we go over 15 tips on mountaineering for beginners and how to get started mountaineering. It can feel overwhelming at first, but if you are dedicating to learning, mountaineering can be an extremely rewarding sport. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Havasu Falls Hike in 2019 - Backpacking Trail Details, Camping, Permits, Weather, Photography, and More

Your Ultimate Guide to the Havasu Falls Hike in Arizona - Backpacking Trail Details, Camping, Permits, Weather, Photography, and More | These beautiful blue waters of Havasupai should be on the top of your bucket list. In our post we go through everything you need to know about visiting Havasu Falls from trail details, permits, photography, what to pack, and more. This 25 mile long trail and it’s 5 amazing waterfalls, Fifty Foot Falls, Navajo Falls, Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls, and Beaver Falls, will not leave you disappointed. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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25 Outdoor Bloggers Reveal Their Most Epic Outdoor Adventure Travels from 2018

25 Outdoor Bloggers Reveal Their Most Epic Outdoor Adventure Travels from 2018 | If you are looking for some inspiration for your future outdoor adventure goals and travels, check out this list from 25 outdoor bloggers personal favorite outdoor adventures in 2018. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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21 of the Best Gifts for Backpackers

21 of the Best Gifts for Backpackers | The holiday's are fast approaching and so I decided to put together a gift guide for those in your life that love backpacking based on products that I love. These gifts are perfect for the avid backpacker in your life, or even for yourself. From water filters to GPS App subscriptions, these are all great products that I can personally vouch for. You won't go wrong with any of these gifts, I love them! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Insanely Delicious Vegan Backpacking Food with Maya Kaimal’s Everyday Dals

Insanely Delicious Vegan Backpacking Food with Maya Kaimal’s Everyday Dals | Let’s face it. Delicious backpacking food that is ALSO healthy can be hard to come by. So naturally, I was thrilled when Maya Kaimal reached out to me about trying their Everyday Dals, which are a perfectly sized for the ultimate vegan backpacking meal. In this post I’ll reveal what I love about them the most and which of the flavors is my absolute favorite! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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