How to Backcountry Camp Responsibly
Four tips from outdoors experts to help you prepare
Venturing beyond the more predictable, and sometimes crowded, public campgrounds to camp in the backcountry can be a thrilling adventure, one where wildness feels closer and solitude deeper. It’s a great way to experience the great outdoors, but it also requires thorough preparation and care.
Whether you’re going for the first time or the fiftieth, here are some important ways to camp more thoughtfully and responsibly off-the-beaten-path and beyond the expected.