Welcome to the RecklessBackpacker page. This page will be dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of backpacking and the great outdoors and some of the exciting adventures that I have shared with her. I am a young but seasoned backpacker from the great state of Georgia and my trail miles are well into the thousands with many exciting, dangerous, and often comical adventures. I have made many of the greatest memories of my life on these adventures and I would like to share them and the knowledge i have learned with anyone who is interested. The most notable of my life accomplishments begins with a complete thru hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2010. I have included a slideshow in this first episode to serve as an introduction to myself and one of my longer expeditions. Foresight of this blog will include stories from the trail and a plethora of great backpacking/hiking/camping tips for hikers with and endless budget, hikers on the college budget, and ideas for constructing and fabricating your own gear for hikers with no budget! I will include posts on hiking light and saving the knees and back yet maintaing all the essentail comforts for an enjoyable and warm trip. Ideas for day/weekend/week+ hikes all over the entire east coast of the United States! Gear reviews, natural navigation, awesome videos, + much more and most importantly I want to include ideas for pieces that yall want to hear about. Please contact me immediately with any topics that you would like me to cover and i will gladly oblidge.
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