Category: Fastpacking

  • 8 Pros and Cons of Fastpacking

    8 Pros and Cons of Fastpacking

    Pretty much we all strive to be better humans and experience new things. One of those things could be fastpacking, an outdoor activity involving hiking, running, and camping, but does that mean it’s right for you? There are many fantastic advantages to fastpacking. Fastpacking is a great way to spend your free time since it […]

    Read More

  • 16 Most Dangerous Fastpacking Mistakes

    16 Most Dangerous Fastpacking Mistakes

    Fastpacking is the perfect blend of running, hiking, backpacking, and camping. It allows you to get away into nature and experience more adventures than standard backpacking.  However, this means that any standard mistakes that can be made while average backpacking and camping can be amplified by Fastpacking and become more dangerous. In this article, we […]

    Read More

  • Fastpacking Pack Weight | What’s Too Much?

    Fastpacking Pack Weight | What’s Too Much?

    Fastpacking combines trail running with ultralight backpacking to minimize the load on your back. For example, you can walk uphill, jog on level ground, and run downhill. Some fast packers manage to keep their gear under 10 pounds, while others strive for no more than 15 pounds. But really, the main factors are how much […]

    Read More

  • How to Train for Fastpacking Trips

    How to Train for Fastpacking Trips

    Fastpacking trips are a great way to get motivated and create a plan for your physical fitness. Now, there are a million ways to get in shape for fastpacking but what I’m about to share with you is my strategy. This is coming from an avid fastpacking fanatic! What I do and why There is […]

    Read More

  • Is Fastpacking Safe? 10 Things to Consider

    Is Fastpacking Safe? 10 Things to Consider

    Fastpacking combines hiking, running, camping, and spending time out in the wilderness. However, there are certain precautions one should take to keep this activity safe. In this article, I will address some of the more common safety concerns that most of the fastpacking community abides by. Hopefully, these help you get home in one piece! […]

    Read More

  • How to Plan Fastpacking Trips | 10 Essential Tips

    How to Plan Fastpacking Trips | 10 Essential Tips

    Moving long distances on your feet, usually quickly, over multiple days, with camping in the outdoors is known as fastpacking. The same may be said about ultralight backpacking, but often you try to run for at least some of the day with Fastpacking. Fastpacking has become popular among hikers and backpackers who want to carry […]

    Read More

  • Is Fastpacking a Sport? A Pro Weighs In

    Is Fastpacking a Sport? A Pro Weighs In

    What is fastpacking? The answer to this issue is elusive because fastpacking is a hybrid kind of wilderness travel; imagine a combination between trail running and backpacking. Fastpacking is a technique in which an “athlete” uses a combination of jogging, hiking, and power hiking to cover huge distances quickly in the backcountry; therefore, it isn’t […]

    Read More

  • What is Fastpacking? The Ultimate Guide

    What is Fastpacking? The Ultimate Guide

    Insanely fun; fastpacking is a sport but a very niche one at that. It’s running or power hiking for several days while carrying only a modest quantity of gear, food, and drink. You’ll be able to sleep under the stars wherever you land. It’s the kind of place where you cover a lot of ground […]

    Read More