Best Backpacking Websites:
The best websites for learning backpacking, camping, and hiking skills.
(Or at least the ones that I use.)
TRip Reports and Skill Building
Andrew Skurka is a legend among lightweight backpackers and thu hikers. His claim to fame was completing a 6000 mile hike through Alaskan wilderness. He now designs gear, teaches skills, and guides expeditions.
Share in the adventures of one of the more prolific hikers of the Northeast. Sintax records his trips and shares the adventures in long form on YouTube. His blog also has those stories, route maps, GPS coordinates, gear lists and additional trip data. While no expert, Sintax77 has amassed considerable skill and there is a joy of learning with him as he increases the level of intensity in his trips.