/r/backpacking/

r/backpacking

4.3M members
r/backpacking is a subreddit with 4.3M members discussing topics like Backpacking and Travel. 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 Topics in r/backpacking

#1

Backpacking

: "An overnight Backpacking trip in the Tetons featuring a few ospreys and a large moose"
87 posts
#2

Travel

: "Travel blues - do I move country?"
30 posts
#3

Gear

: "All of my Gear got stolen, re-building my backpacking setup"
25 posts
#4

Camping

: "Cascade alpine lake Camping"
23 posts
#5

Hiking

: "Have you ever had to lecture a Hiking companion about littering/digging cat holes/packing out trash? How did it go? "
21 posts
#6

Advice

: "Advice for a winter/early spring backcountry trip - this would be my first so I just want to make sure I've considered everything. More info in the comments! "
12 posts
#7

Tips

: "Ladies, Tips on backpacking with tampons?"
6 posts
#8

Trip

: "My EuroTrip 2023 - Animated"
5 posts
#9

Destination

: "Need help choosing Destination for travel"
5 posts
#10

Solo

: "how to get over isolation or insecurity during Solo travel?"
5 posts

Popular Themes in r/backpacking

#1
Advice Requests
: "Question about reading topo maps"
30 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "What is the downright most comfortable sleeping pad?"
11 posts
#3
Pain & Anger
: "When you forget something important..."
6 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "How much have you spent on backpacking in the past year?"
2 posts

Member Growth in r/backpacking

Daily
+3k members(0.1%)
Monthly
+92k members(2.2%)
Yearly
+700k members(19.5%)

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