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.
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?"
Colorado Springs has been the home to some very interesting characters, including Nikola Tesla, Robert Heinlein, Charles M. Schulz, Roseanne Barr, Lon Chaney, Cassandra Peterson (Elvira), and Goose Gossage. We are home to the Air Force Academy, NORAD, UCCS, Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base, US Olympic Committee Headquarters, and the Garden of the Gods. Subscribe to this subreddit and see what else our city has to offer.
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"