Backcountry Campsite 34 Walkthrough

Backcountry Campsite #34 is an enjoyable hike from Cosby via Gabe's Mountain Trail! Please note that all backcountry campsites in the SMoky Mountains are by reservation only, so be sure to contact the Backcountry Office to obtain a backcountry permit. The hike to Backcountry Campsite #34 provides a variety of scenic mountain views and there

Backcountry Campsite 28 – IN Middle Prong Trail / OUT Miry Ridge & Jake’s Creek Trails – 16.2 Miles

Backcountry campsite 28 is one of my many favorite backcountry campsites in the Smoky Mountains! Due to bridge construction before the Middle Prong Trail trailhead, our hike in was extended by approximately 1.3 miles. The hike in via Middle Prong Trail was mostly an ascent. We spend the night at backcountry campsite 28 and it

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Ka-Bar Tactical Spork Unboxing

The Ka-bar tactical spork is great for backpacking! It features a spoon/fork on one end and pulls apart to reveal a knife! It's the perfect all-in-one lightweight eating utensil for backpacking! #Kabar #Spork #Backpacking

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Essentials Items to Take Backpacking

Backpacking is an exciting activity but it requires proper planning and the correct equipment. Ill-prepared backpackers will have an unenjoyable and possibly dangerous experience. Always plan for a backpacking adventure in advance and keep an inventory of all items that have been packed. This is essential equipment that every backpacker should have! #Backpacking #Backcountry

Sipsey Wilderness – Spring, 2022

The Sipsey Wilderness is an incredible place for backpacking. Located in the middle of nowhere, there are many miles of various terrain types to explore. There are rocky ledges, streams, caves, beaches and more! There is also an abundance of wildlife. We almost always hear owls at night. #Sipsey #Backpacking

Packing Up at Elevation on Dripping Spring Mountain

Packing up at our campsite on Dripping Spring Mountain. Backcountry campsite 26 is one of the campsites in the Smoky Mountains with significant elevation. Because of the foliage and elevation, there was a considerable amount of fog. #DrippingSpringMountain #Backpacking

“The Peninsula” Backcountry Campsite – Sipsey Wilderness

This is one of my favorite backcountry campsites in the Sipsey Wilderness! It's an easy hike from Randolph Trailhead. It's in a peninsula, surrounded by water. Water can be accessed, if you're willing to climb down a small slope. #Sipsey #Backpacking

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Setting up Camp in Sipsey Wilderness

The Sipsey Wilderness in Bankhead National Forest is one of my favorite places to go backpacking. There is an abundance of waterfalls, wildlife, terrain and incredible backcountry campsites! Enjoy, share subscribe and check out my other backpacking videos too! #Sipsey #Backpacking

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Dripping Spring Mountain Summit

This is the view from the top of Dripping Spring Mountain. It's close to 5,000 feet in elevation and the view changes, depending upon weather conditions. I hiked from Elkmont via Jake's Creek Trail and then Miry Ridge Trail to reach the summit of Dripping Spring Mountain. #DrippingSpringMountain #SmokyMountains

Backcountry Campsite 26 Tour – Dripping Spring Mountain

Dripping Spring Mountain is incredible! This is a tour of backcountry campsite #26 on Dripping Spring Mountain. Backcountry campsite 26 has a small spring, which refilled our water bottles quickly. The campsite is surrounded by cedar trees and there are a couple of fire rings and bear pulley systems. Although we didn't encounter any bears,

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