So you've planned your big trip and the time has come to pack your backpack... But when you look at your packing list you realise that there is absolutely NO WAY everything is going to fit in a backpack that size... and it's the biggest one you could find!! It's a common problem if you're more used to packing a large suitcase when you go away. Packing for a backpacking trip requires a bit more planning as you have limited space (and weight) available. Most importantly, you need to remember that you have to CARRY your backpack - it's not on wheels like your suitcase - so you need to be able to take the weight comfortably on your back... if you can't even lift it off the ground, it's not going to work, is it?! So here are my tips for packing for a backpacking trip...
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