Category: Backpacking Guides

There is nothing quite as rejuvenating to the soul as wilderness backpacking. I will never forget the first time I packed all of my gear into a bag and carried it through the mountains. I was 11 years old and instantly fell in love with it, in spite of my blistered feet, sore shoulders, and achilles tendinitis.

I wrote these backpacking guides to help you plan your own adventures, so in the words of John Muir, you can “climb the mountains and get their good tidings.”

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Backpacking Guide: The Enchantments

Overview Near the Bavarian town of Leavenworth (but hidden from sight), The Enchantments loom. This ethereal landscape of lakes, basins, and rugged peaks…