backpacking backpacking

Definition(s):

  • (n) carrying something in a pack on the back

Usage(s):

  1. Whether it's a five-star holiday in Kuala Lumpur or a backpacking trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains, traveling deux is the quickest way to get to know somebody.
  2. Then: Assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of Indianapolis Turning Point: At 46, on a backpacking trip with her grown son.
  3. I like to hike, and I take one long backpacking trip a year.

News

  1. Front Porch: Learn how to backpack

    The Everett Mountaineers are offering a free seminar on beginning backpacking from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday in Room TC2C at the Everett PUD building at 2320 California St., Everett. The class is limited to 25 people.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. Outdoors column: Intense episode kicks off trek through Pueblo Mountains

    My solo backpacking trip through the Pueblo Mountains of southeast Oregon was carefully planned and flawlessly executed … except for a few minor flaws.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Lebanon Express

Quotes

  1. "He wasn't in Afghanistan on some kind of backpacking frolic, I mean let's get that out of the way, these are very serious allegations and they should be tested," Mr Howard said. "But it's taken too long and I will be making that point as...
    on Feb 18, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Southwest Virginia possesses the state's best outdoor experience, with the highest mountains, most interesting rivers and superb hunting, camping, fishing and backpacking opportunities," Boucher said in the statement.
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Rick Boucher Source: Daily Press

  3. "We are helping to support time-honoured traditions such as the summer family camping trip and the student backpacking adventure," Prentice said.
    on May 10, 2009 By: Jim Prentice Source: Edmonton Sun

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