Backpacking is often thought of as this out of reach, extreme sport that only people in top physical condition undertake. That’s just not the case. Backpacking is as much a skill builder as it is an activity for the adventurous. And the best part is that anyone can do it. It can be as simple as an overnight a few miles into the woods or a multi-month, multi-state adventure. In the end, you’ll be building your prepping skills while having a great time in nature!
Here are seven ways that backpacking builds your skills as a prepper: