Posted on 14 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
The spectacular scenery of the national parks in Wyoming makes for some breathtaking hiking and to make things a little easier for you there are some companies offering the experience of “llamaneering”. Now you can go backpacking without the backpack or at least you won’t be carrying the backpack. Llamas are now used as a freight service, meaning they carry all your heavy gear for you! Backcountry hiking in Wyoming with a Llama at your side will offer you the chance to explore some of the most scenic mountain trails without a heavy load, leaving you to relax.
Known for their endurance these beautiful creatures can carry heavy loads through mountain terrains, which leaves you to hike comfortably safe in the knowledge that your camping gear is being looked after by professionals.
This article from Deanna Cioppa explains all. Continue Reading
Posted on 10 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
As much as we love to go backpacking on our own in the wilderness, it is sometimes nice to take company with you. That company can often mean a four legged friend. If you want some tips for backpacking with a dog then we believe we have found some great advice for you. Some people are wary of taking their pets hiking and rightly so as it can be dangerous for not only your dog but also yourself. But there is nothing better than sharing the great outdoors with your pet.
Your dog will love the adventure of being in the great outdoors and will discover new and exciting new smells that they just won’t get in the back yard at home. It can be a great bonding experience when one man (or woman) and their dog discovering new and exciting things on a great adventure. Continue Reading
Posted on 08 July 2012 by Kelly Campbell
The three B’s, backcountry backpacking basics are what you need to know if you are hiking through the wilderness and open country. There are certain rules and guidelines that will make sure you have a fun but more importantly safe trip.
We have found a perfect article at pennlive.com which sums up the key points when backpacking in the wilderness. Here they go through the seven principles of leave no trace. This is the ethics code you will need to follow when you head into the backcountry. Continue Reading