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- v. Present participle of backpack.
- n. hiking and camping overnight in backcountry with one's gear carried in a backpack.
- n. low-cost, generally urban, travel with minimal luggage and frugal accommodations.
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- n. carrying something in a pack on the back
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No matter the quality of your gear or how fit you are, backpacking is less than comfortable.
And yet I learned that formative six-month less that backpacking is what my life is, or ought to be.
It's hard to believe that 10 days from now, I will start my Latin American backpacking adventure.
What advice would you give someone who's about to set out on a long-term backpacking trip?
A Scout since 1999, Batty is organizing the troop's summer long-term backpacking trip.
I have an under-grad degree and two post-grad qualifications and when I used to come home from long term backpacking trips I happily took on $15 an hour receptionist work.
By the standards of wilderness activities such as backpacking, sea kayaking is ridiculously prodigal of weight and space.
I have every kind of backpacking, and car camping stove available, as well as car camp tents, backpacking tents - just imagine that I've collected an incredible amount of gear for both over the years.
Tavistock Place is -- it's an area which is associated very much with Bloomsbury, with the university, the University of London, a number of buildings of that sort, various hotels, a lot of kind of backpacking hostels.
"Tony Abbott's treating opposition like some kind of backpacking holiday where he's out there in the Speedos and on the quad bike and on the surfboard, occasionally dabbling in some off-the-top-of-the-head policy announcements," Mr