/r/backpacking/

r/backpacking

4.6M members
r/backpacking is a subreddit with 4.6M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
A subreddit for traveling backpacking and wilderness backpacking, not restricted to one or the other. All posts must be flaired "Travel" or "Wilderness"

Popular Themes in r/backpacking

#1
Advice Requests
: "You know what to do"
27 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "New Apple Satellite Messaging Replace Garmin InReach? "
18 posts
#3
Pain & Anger
: "Missing anything?"
10 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "Don’t give begging kids money!"
4 posts

Popular Topics in r/backpacking

#1

Backpacking

: "Hey, I just got these at my local thrift shop for $20 are any of these good? I’m new to Backpacking…"
72 posts
#2

Trip

: "Trip in China"
42 posts
#3

Hiking

: "My wife (65) and I (66) are Hiking 7000 kilometers thru Europe: from Ireland to Switzerland: yesterday we reached 1000 kilometers. "
38 posts
#4

Gear

: "Just picked this up for $35 at a secondhand Gear shop"
35 posts
#5

Camping

: "MN Camping is unparalleled"
23 posts
#6

Solo

: "First time backpacking, one night Solo in the Olympic Mountains!"
21 posts
#7

Tips

: "Patch Tips? Squirrel chewed thru my pack"
11 posts
#8

Travel

: "Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraines"
10 posts
#9

Advice

: "My son (14m) and I (43f) are going to go on our first back backing adventure this summer. What Advice would you give us knowing it’s our first time?"
8 posts
#10

Trail

: "Conning on the Trail (Update)"
7 posts

Member Growth in r/backpacking

Daily
+3k members(0.1%)
Monthly
+105k members(2.4%)
Yearly
+876k members(23.8%)

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