Here are some notes on backpacking provided by Marc and Doug.
Many Scouts and Scouters appear to take backpacking to be car camping without the car, priding themselves in how heavy their packs are when they hit the trail for their adventures.
If we’re doing our jobs as adults, Scouts should be able to not only survive but also thrive in the wilderness with likely half the weight they might otherwise have carried.
When it comes to experiencing the outdoors, nothing beats backpacking. But carrying around all that gear on a trail isn’t easy.
Here are some ways you can make it easier by packing the right way.