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Doing Business In the Woods: Managing TP and Poop Outdoors

For people looking to go backpacking in the woods and backcountry camping, it is important to know how to properly manage human waste. This includes both poop and toilet paper, so is it legal to poop in the woods? While not illegal in most backcountry areas there are rules to responsibly doing your business in …

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Cleaning Your Clothing on the Appalachian Trail

One huge question that comes up for anyone thinking about thru-hiking is managing cleaning clothing on the trail, the focus frequently being that they stink and that they want to smell better and cut some of the stank out, so do you wash clothes on the AT? Most thru-hikers will not do laundry on the …

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