Backpacking Trip Planner for Travel & Backcountry

-- This page is being rewritten - due to be completed May 2012 --

This page provides tips & techniques for planning, preparing and enjoying a safe and successful backcountry trek. It addresses such things as where to go (where & when); how to estimate days to complete the trek (including travel time to/from); precautions and preparations to take; communications to others prior to embarking; determining necessary supplies & appropriate gear; planning for specific regional encounters (e.g., animals, rodents, reptiles, weather, regulations, etc.); as well as good, sound practices during the trip that maximize your enjoyment and safety. Stay tuned!

There are many other pages at this website which focus on backcountry tips and instruction. Here are a few:

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