r/WildernessBackpacking

69,894 subscribers
created in 2014


A subreddit dedicated to backpacking in the wild places on earth - where people are few, cell signal is nil, and Mother Nature still reigns. Backpacking defined as: Multi-day trips into the wild, unpopulated, areas of the world.

https://reddit.com/r/WildernessBackpacking
r/Ultralight
81k subscribers

Tips, tricks, gear reviews and advice for ultralight wilderness backpacking. Our diverse community is connected through the shared desire to reduce the weight of our packs and asking ourselves, "do I really need that?"

https://reddit.com/r/Ultralight
WildernessBackpacking 21.97%
15.32% Ultralight
r/CampingGear
61k subscribers

A helpful community that aims to help users make informed decisions about camping gear including sleeping systems, clothing, cooksets, and packs.... and to show off our stuff


https://reddit.com/r/CampingGear
WildernessBackpacking 15.77%
13.55% CampingGear
r/backpacking
375k subscribers

A subreddit for world traveling Backpackers. Often confused with the other type of (wilderness) backpacker in the US, this subreddit is primarily for the travelers. Wilderness is allowed by community demand. All posts must be flaired "Travel" or "Wilderness"

https://reddit.com/r/backpacking
WildernessBackpacking 20.73%
7.35% backpacking
r/CampingandHiking
433k subscribers

Hikers who bring Camping gear in their Backpack.

Tips, trip reports, back-country gear reviews, safety and news.

https://reddit.com/r/CampingandHiking
WildernessBackpacking 30.6%
5.95% CampingandHiking
r/hiking
212k subscribers

The hikers' subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/hiking
WildernessBackpacking 15.95%
6.81% hiking
r/trailmeals
33k subscribers

A community devoted to outdoor eats of all kinds.

https://reddit.com/r/trailmeals
WildernessBackpacking 4.81%
17.28% trailmeals
r/AppalachianTrail
35k subscribers

NOBO? SOBO? Section hiker? Aspiring hiker? If you've hiked or are planning on hiking the "AT", this is the place for you.

https://reddit.com/r/AppalachianTrail
WildernessBackpacking 6.88%
9.41% AppalachianTrail
r/camping
239k subscribers

A subreddit for campers concerned more about the act of camping and less concerned about hiking long distances or light gear.

https://reddit.com/r/camping
WildernessBackpacking 14.39%
5.11% camping
r/GearTrade
11k subscribers

/r/GearTrade is a subreddit for redditors to trade their outdoor gear. Generally, this includes things related to hiking, camping, backpacking, skiing, hunting, and other "backcountry" uses. However, it is totally acceptable to post any type of "gear" you wish to trade, so long as it is somewhat relevant to the community.

/r/GearTrade is currently undergoing heavy customization, check back soon for new and exciting features!

https://reddit.com/r/GearTrade
WildernessBackpacking 4.45%
14.61% GearTrade
r/hammockcamping
14k subscribers

/r/hammockcamping is a subreddit devoted to the discussion of hammock camping. This subreddit values interesting discussion, not "quick pic" posts. Share how you used your hammock setup on a recent trip. Ask questions about hammock gear. Give a gear or trail review. Share your knowledge and experience.

https://reddit.com/r/hammockcamping
WildernessBackpacking 4.2%
16.04% hammockcamping
r/Bushcraft
56k subscribers

Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival, Traditional Skills and Techniques.

https://reddit.com/r/Bushcraft
WildernessBackpacking 5.67%
7.04% Bushcraft
r/PacificCrestTrail
14k subscribers

A way for those interested in the PCT to gather and share information. A focus on the HYOH and LNT philosophies, and an open community for discussion of the PCT.

https://reddit.com/r/PacificCrestTrail
WildernessBackpacking 4.08%
14.67% PacificCrestTrail
r/myog
29k subscribers

Tips, tricks and How-To's for making your own outdoor gear. Tents, tarps, hammocks, stoves, packs and anything else you can think of.

https://reddit.com/r/myog
WildernessBackpacking 4.16%
13.71% myog
r/Mountaineering
25k subscribers
WildernessBackpacking 3.88%
10.58% Mountaineering
r/Outdoors
146k subscribers

Outdoor recreation: keeping humans fit, fed and happy for thousands of years. The sun on your face, the wind in your hair: all this and more could be yours to experience... if you ever get off reddit and go outside for once! /r/Outdoors is for all outdoor experiences, not limited to any specific interest. Caving, mountain climbing, cycling, bushcraft, gardening, going for a stroll -- it's all on topic here!

https://reddit.com/r/Outdoors
WildernessBackpacking 4.71%
6.08% Outdoors
r/Hammocks
31k subscribers

WELCOME TO THE HAMMOCK DISTRICT!

Hammocks are a great lightweight alternative for ultralight campers and hikers. Also, they're really comfortable.

New to hammocks? Read this.

https://reddit.com/r/Hammocks
WildernessBackpacking 4.52%
6.05% Hammocks
r/Survival
224k subscribers

The Wilderness Survival subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/Survival
WildernessBackpacking 5.46%
2.9% Survival
r/socalhiking
12k subscribers

This is a place for fellow hikers and backpackers in Southern California to organize meet ups, post gear reviews, trip reviews, and etc. Hopefully this will unite local hikers and allow us to meet and explore the beautiful landscape we inhabit.

https://reddit.com/r/socalhiking
WildernessBackpacking 2.53%
9.81% socalhiking
r/ULgeartrade
3k subscribers

A community for members of r/ultralight who are looking to buy, sell, or trade ultralight backpacking gear.

https://reddit.com/r/ULgeartrade
WildernessBackpacking 2.25%
20.17% ULgeartrade
r/climbing
193k subscribers

The home of Climbing on reddit. And yes we are scared of falling.

https://reddit.com/r/climbing
WildernessBackpacking 6.53%
1.96% climbing