Welcome to the Backpacking Resources page at The Adventure Junkies.

This is a complete list of all the backpacking resources available on our website, from guidebooks to checklists, articles, courses, and online forums. Everything you need to be safe, confident and prepared to enjoy the outdoors. 

Our mission is to make the outdoors accessible to everyone to inspire people to value, understand and protect our planet's ecosystems. We hope that our collection of open digital resources gives you the tools you need to experience nature in powerful ways. Whether you are a hiking newbie or backpacking veteran, we’re here to help and support you along the way.

Free Resources


Hiking packing list


Don't forget any important gear at home with this complete checklist for backpacking trips! Download it, print it out and get packing.

Hiking Courses


Our backpacking course is designed for beginners and those who want a refresher. Click the button below to learn more about how to enroll for free.

Click a topic below to explore our articles.

Hiking Resources

Other Resources

Looking for a gift for a fellow hiker? 

Check out our gift guide that includes 100 ideas to surprise your hiking friends.

From big ticket presents to stocking stuffers, there is something for everyone.

Need some hiking inspiration?

Check out the Top 25 Hiking Blogs of the web.

If you have a hiking blog of your own, make sure you submit it to be considered for the next update!