Mongolia outdoor ministry 200pxWhat are some of the funnest things you’ve ever done on a backpacking trip?

Sometimes I just plain run of out new ideas for fun stuff to do with groups out in the wilderness. Will you please take a couple of minutes and share funnest stuff you’ve done on a backpacking trip?

It’ll only take a couple of minutes to just scroll down and fill out the survey below. We’ll share the results so that everyone can get some fresh ideas. Thanks!

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