Your Weather Podcast: Backpacking


A woman hiking and backpacking (Public Domain Pictures/George Hodan )

From Crater Lake to the Olympic Peninsula and along the Pacific Crest Trail, the Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most amazing backpacking country to be found anywhere in the world.

But, knowing how to correctly prepare and equip yourself is critical to having fun and staying safe.

As summer kicks into gear, Meteorologist Kelley Bayern wants to make sure you are ready. She sat down with backpacking expert, Stephen Korpi of the Mountain Shop in Portland, to talk about outdoor essentials, the latest trends in ultra-light backpacking, and technical umbrellas made for the trail.

Listen to the full podcast below, or download it on Podbean, iTunes, or Spotify

Kelley Bayern gets you ready to go backpacking

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