This brief explainer from MyLifeOutdoors provides tips and tricks for sharpening your backpacking head game.
Blisters, sunburn, torrential downpours, mosquito infestations — it’s enough to make even the most dedicated packers question their choices sometimes.
On the other hand, there are the things that make it all worthwhile — epic summits, rare sights, and a sense of peace.
According to seasoned backpacking enthusiasts, the key to getting past buzzkills is honing your head game. In this video, two masters of the craft take on a 4-day loop of the Wyoming backcountry and teach us various tricks for embracing the suck along the way.
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Runtime: 6 minutes