Definitions for backpacking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. packing, backpacking(noun)

    carrying something in a pack on the back

    "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"


  1. backpacking(Noun)

    hiking and camping overnight in backcountry with one's gear carried in a backpack.

  2. backpacking(Noun)

    low-cost, generally urban, travel with minimal luggage and frugal accommodations.


  1. Backpacking

    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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