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Hiking, Camping and Backpacking Tips and Tricks | Going Ultralight, Stealth Camping and Cooking on Trail

Walking Nature World

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Hiking, Camping and Backpacking Tips and Tricks | Going Ultralight, Stealth Camping and Cooking on Trail

In this video we decided to share with you the lessons that we've learnt after being hiking, camping and backpacking for more than two years now. So all the beginner backpacker's stay tuned because there will be some useful hacks and tips for you! Let's begin!

Watch the full video here:


Let us know what are your own personal tips and tricks when you're hiking, camping and backpacking. We always eager to learn new things so make sure to leave us a comment below!
 
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Um, you do realize that the Camino mostly goes through and along peoples' own homes and properties, right? I concluded that every single tree I saw had an owner. (On the Camino Portugues I saw a lot of cork trees that were prominently labeled. On the Camino Frances we walked past a lot of almond trees.) Every "forest" was actually an owned wood lot. And every row of trees that looked thick and private was actually someone's driveway hedge.

It's not like national park back country hiking in the US. They let it look green and don't have lots of fences in some parts, but it's owned property. You would need to get the owner's permission before you camp and build a fire.

The Camino is day hikes, and along many trail segments there are facilities. Like "campings" which always have a friendly bar with restrooms and coffee and snack. (You can rent a spot for your tent at a camping place. And it looks like a number of them will rent a little "cabin" thing to pilgrims or other travelers.)

We met a Spaniard once who had tried walking along the AT. He told us that it was very disappointing to him. The whole idea of hike trails is different in different places.

Buen camino.
 
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Goromir

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Your couple looks very inspiring! Thank you for such a great video. For me as a newbie in hiking and camping, it was very interesting to watch. My girlfriend already had the experience of hiking and it was she who suggested that we go hiking together. At first, I was against it but she showed me Sam's Outdoors UK blog and I realized that at least once in my life I should go camping. Now we are choosing a place where we will go on a hike and we already have several options. I hope everything goes well and this will be our first but not the last trip!
 
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