What does backpacking mean?

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backpacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backpacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Grace Gunlogson:

    I'm still in the act of raising money and getting it done, i'm also involved with an organization called O2, which gets kids backpacking and outdoors in the mountains. I taught them about being outdoors and climbing.

  2. Rebecca Rothney:

    Pack for a Purpose works with over 480 tour companies and accommodations – everything from backpacking lodges to the Fairmont Mayakoba – in over 60 countries, specific lists are provided by the destinations, so they change as needs change, and you always know that you’re bringing something that can be used.

  3. Zach Gilford:

    People always think of me as the nice guy, the guy you ’d want to bring home to mom, look, I hate using the term ‘ action hero, ’ but I ’m definitely a bit more of an alpha male [ in this ]. You know, I used to lead backpacking trips in Alaska. I’ve been charged by bears. So I definitely have a little more grit to me than what most people realize.

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