Treat people, trails, the environment, and wildlife how you want to be treated! Good manners and etiquette make everyday life with others just a little more bearable, and that doesn’t end in the backcountry. Just because you’re away from civilization doesn’t mean you shouldn’t mind your manners. Here are 10 backpacking etiquette tips to make sure you know how to navigate, respect, and share the trails.
There’s no doubt that at some point when enjoying your hike and solitude on the trail, that you will be sharing that trail with others. The only question is, who has the right of way? Whether you’re sharing the trail with other hikers, mountain bikers, or equestrians, we have your trail etiquette covered.