Backpacking for Beginners: Gearing Up

If you’re looking for more adventure in your life, then it’s time to replace your Backpack handbags with proper gear and start backpacking! It can be a very rewarding hobby with plenty of opportunity for personal growth, new knowledge, skills, and lasting friendships. Before you rummage through crossbody bags or throw away those expensive handbags, take note of a few tips to help you get started.

Backpacking with Kingkong Backpacks

Commitment

Backpacking isn’t for everyone. There are really some personalities who won’t get along with the outdoors – and that’s alright. Try going for a trip or two with a seasoned backpacker friend who will share good advice. This will be a sort of test to see if you would like to continue on with the journey, too.

Be realistic. Backpacking entails new gear at the beginning; and plenty more if you do decide to make it into a hobby. High quality gear will be costly, but would make the trip much easier compared to having problems along the way because of early damage.

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