22 rookie mistakes new backpackers make and how to avoid them

22 Rookie Mistakes New Backpackers Make and How To Avoid Them

I made more than my fair amount of mistakes (mostly terrible gear choices) that forced me to learn the hard, uncomfortable, and painful way.

Backpacking shouldn’t be synonymous with pain and suffering. Don’t make the same mistakes I did! Be prepared so you can feel comfortable, confident, and have a great time running wild in the wilderness!