To that end, and to celebrate a hundred years of the NPS, we offer up these best ten backpacking trips in the parks.
Backpacking Trips Head into the backcountry with REI Adventures on a fully self-supported backpacking trip. Beginners and experienced backpackers alike can learn new skills or brush up on the basics with our professional guides as we explore some of America’s most exceptional wilderness.
Tour du Mont Blanc — France, Italy, Switzerland. Length: 105 miles (170 km), seven to eleven …
These backpacking adventures can all be accomplished anywhere from 30 days at the longest and 2 days at the shortest. Some of the best backpacking trips are found in U.S. National Parks. There is a trail for everyone on this list and they should all be additions to your ever growing bucket list.
A true backpacking trip promises head-clearing solitude on the trails. Outdoorsy types have plenty of options, such as shorter jaunts over a long weekend or a thru-hike from state to state. Outdoorsy types have plenty of options, such as shorter jaunts over a long weekend or a thru-hike from state to state.
Our guided backpacking tours take you into the heart of world-renowned wilderness destinations like the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite. Enjoy solitude and adventure as you embark on a self-sufficient journey deep into America’s most stunning wild areas.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. 19 miles, 1-2 days, Easy. The view of Grand Portal Point from …
The total hiking time varies. Ascending only Vernal Fall (the first waterfall on the trail) yields a 2.4-mile round-trip hike, while Nevada Fall is a 5.4-mile round-trip journey.
A Grand Tour of Yosemite. Distance: 152 miles. Difficulty: 4. John Muir saw more than a few world …
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