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Backpacking With Fink

The only thing that equals my passion for backpacking is sharing it with others! From leading volunteer group backpacking trips to teaching free classes for newbies to sharing tips, tricks, and destination articles on virginiabackpacking.com, I'm here to help you enjoy your next hike!

Hike The Appalachian Trail At Work!

Hi folks, I’m part of the “social” committee at work and I recently had the opportunity to combine my love of the Appalachian Trail with encouraging my coworkers to walk laps during their breaks. I’ll walk you through how I did it (pun intended) and encourage you to […]

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Virginia Backpacking Apparel

Hi folks, we have a sweatshirt, long sleeve shirt, and short sleeve shirt now available for Virginia Backpacking at the link below. Apparel will be available for the next 20 days, orders can be placed online, and the product will ship directly to you. https://www.bonfire.com/virginia-backpacking/ Proceeds go toward […]

Father’s Day Hiking

With Father’s Day coming up I tried to do a quick search of hikes and/or mountains named Dad or something similar. Here’s three I was able to find. Do you know of another one? Let me know! Old Dad Mountain – California Elevation 4,251 ft The California Department […]

Backpacking Community

Great news! We’ve started an open community for fellow backpackers to connect. Want a recommendation for a hike? Want to sell your used backpacking gear? Want to ask advice? Want to invite others on a trip? Post it in our Virginia Backpacking Facebook Community. This is a public […]