Video: The 7 Things You Need to Get Started in Backpacking

Want to get started in backpacking but not sure where to begin? Why not let the experts at Outside magazine help? In this video, columnist Bryan Rogala will not only tell you about all of the gear you’ll need for your first backpacking trip, he’ll also show you how to pack it all in your pack before you go. The video is extremely informative and well done, and even veteran backpackers might pick up a tip or two.

Kraig Becker