This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word backpacking
Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
carrying something in a pack on the back
"the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"
WiktionaryRate this definition:(3.00 / 1 vote)
hiking and camping overnight in backcountry with one's gear carried in a backpack.
low-cost, generally urban, travel with minimal luggage and frugal accommodations.
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Backpacking combines the activities of hiking and camping for an overnight stay in backcountry wilderness. A backpack allows a hiker to carry supplies and equipment to accommodate one or multiple days out on a trail, into areas past where automobiles or boats may travel.
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