How to Read a Trail Map or Topographical Map - Ready to start navigating? Here’s your guide on how to read a topographic map when you are planning a hike. The first time I analyzed a topographic map was when I was planning my first big multi-day backpacking trip – the Rae Lakes Loop in Kings Canyon National Park. We would be backpacking for 5 days, and I needed to carefully plan out our route and campsites. #bearfoottheory #vanlife #adventuretravel #hiking
This is a complete backpacking checklist that you can download as a PDF. It encompasses everything you need to think of to prepare for an long-distance hike. Includes trip preparation (resupply points, insurance, emergency precautions) and essential gear items (food, clothing, navigation and much more). Repin it to your own inspiration board.