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Back-Country Camping in the Pacific Northwest

I'm looking for recommendations on where to do some back-country/wilderness camping in the Seattle/Portland area from around Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by ultraviolet catastrophe on Aug 5, 2014 - 9 answers

Searching for Remote Trading Posts that are still Active.

Does anyone know of any remote, off the grid (USA or Canada) trading post(s) that are still operational?
posted by mm-ut on Jul 14, 2014 - 9 answers

North Cascades National Park or Glacier?

North Cascades National Park or Glacier? [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Jun 19, 2012 - 6 answers

Where can I go backpacking out west without a car?

Where can I go backcountry camping out west without a car? [more inside]
posted by aleatorictelevision on Jan 24, 2012 - 9 answers

Going back country hiking for a week for the first time - what am I forgetting?

I am going for a 110 mile, 6 day hike in Virginia's back country for the first time. What are some things (small or large) you always bring with you (not obvious like a multi-tool/knife) that make the experience much better? Looking for quick/easy tips! (Thanks for being patient - first time poster) [more inside]
posted by LittleFuzzy on May 17, 2011 - 42 answers

Hiking for the month of June - where to go?

I'm looking for some assistance in planning a month-long hike in June of this year. [more inside]
posted by jpziller on Feb 15, 2011 - 9 answers

Backcountry ski rentals in Portland, ME?

Where in Portland Maine can I rent backcountry skis (with metal edges) and snowshoes?
posted by eggman on Dec 27, 2010 - 6 answers

Backcountry Camping From NYC via train

Help us escape NYC via train and get lost in the woods! [more inside]
posted by lips on Jun 17, 2009 - 3 answers

Camping around Seattle this time of year?

I want to go camping this weekend somewhere inside a 3 hour drive (or so) from Seattle. I'd prefer backcountry camping so I've got some isolation. But I don't particularly want to hike and camp in the snow, so I need to stick to a low elevation. What are some good options?
posted by grammalvsu on May 29, 2009 - 8 answers

Great backcountry spots in Yellowstone?

Please recommend some early-summer, moderate back-country trips in Yellowstone. [more inside]
posted by one_bean on Mar 1, 2009 - 2 answers

1-3 Night backpacking in the Catskills, in the next 5-6 months.

Sometime from March to early summertime several of us would like to go on a backpacking trip from NYC. I need to hear about nice hikes in the Catskills. [more inside]
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim on Jan 23, 2009 - 1 answer

Cheap low-power laptop?

Help point me towards the best laptop for taking into the backcountry... [more inside]
posted by wavejumper on Nov 13, 2007 - 2 answers

Backcountry Camping Near NYC?

Can anyone suggest some specific backcountry camping destinations? [more inside]
posted by toftflin on Oct 9, 2007 - 11 answers

No TV and no beer make Homer something something

I'm going to backcountry Alaska to work for 3 months. What should I do in my spare time? [more inside]
posted by joshuaconner on May 10, 2006 - 26 answers

Camping the Santa Lucia?

Big Sur and the Ventana Wilderness offer limitless camping potential. I'm new in the area and would appreciate the recommendation of experienced troopers. Specifically: drive-to primitive no rules backcountry with vista - surface running water a big plus. Whither goest man?
posted by saknussem on Jul 18, 2005 - 3 answers

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