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So, a backpacking trip has been on your mind for some time now (ever since you heard Joey’s backpacking across Western Europe story, perhaps?), but don’t know how or where to start. Has the uncertainty of backcountry camping far outdone the thrill of the experience in your mind? Well, you are not alone. It is what keeps a lot of aspiring backpackers from living up that magical raw connect with nature. This thorough guide on essential backpacking tips and tricks and advice on how to prep and pack for your maiden outing in the wild will lend direction to your plans: Choose an Easy Destination as Your First Starting out with a hike that’s too ambitious for your level of skills and expertise can ruin the experience and put you off the whole backpacking game in the long run. If you are a first-timer or even a beginner, the handiest…