r/backpacking

375,237 subscribers
created in 2008


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

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
backpacking 7.35%
20.73% 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
backpacking 8.05%
15.83% Ultralight
r/solotravel
223k subscribers

A place for all of those interested in solo travel to share their experiences and stories!

https://reddit.com/r/solotravel
backpacking 11.42%
10.38% solotravel
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
backpacking 16.78%
9.2% CampingandHiking
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
backpacking 5.7%
13.82% CampingGear
r/hiking
212k subscribers

The hikers' subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/hiking
backpacking 8.49%
10.23% hiking
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
backpacking 7.96%
7.98% camping
r/Shoestring
155k subscribers

A community to discuss frugal travelling, last-minute travel deals, cheap destinations, and cheap means of travel. Whether couchsurfing, camping, or staying in hostels, whether hitchhiking or staying on Airbnb, let's discuss and share the best budget travel ideas and deals!

https://reddit.com/r/Shoestring
backpacking 3.6%
17.49% Shoestring
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
backpacking 3.28%
12.67% AppalachianTrail
r/travel
967k subscribers

r/travel is a community about exploring the world. Your pictures, questions, stories, or any good content is welcome.

Clickbait, spam, memes, ads, brochures, classifieds, surveys or self-promotion will be removed.

https://reddit.com/r/travel
backpacking 20.21%
4.23% travel
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
backpacking 2.91%
10.6% 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
backpacking 2.88%
10.86% Hammocks
r/climbing
193k subscribers

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

https://reddit.com/r/climbing
backpacking 4.78%
4.05% climbing
r/onebag
35k subscribers

A subreddit about living out of a backpack.

https://reddit.com/r/onebag
backpacking 2.28%
10.47% onebag
r/trailmeals
33k subscribers

A community devoted to outdoor eats of all kinds.

https://reddit.com/r/trailmeals
backpacking 1.88%
19.12% trailmeals
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
backpacking 1.84%
17.11% GearTrade
r/digitalnomad
164k subscribers

Digital Nomads are individuals that leverage technology in order to work remotely and live an independent and nomadic lifestyle.

https://reddit.com/r/digitalnomad
backpacking 2.48%
5.7% digitalnomad
r/Survival
224k subscribers

The Wilderness Survival subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/Survival
backpacking 2.88%
4.32% Survival
r/vandwellers
191k subscribers

Tips and tricks for living full time in your van, car or truck. It's a great way to save money or even travel the world.

https://reddit.com/r/vandwellers
backpacking 3.03%
3.59% vandwellers
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
backpacking 1.58%
14.75% myog