how to hang a bear bag Materials: Weatherproof food bag. Smaller stuff bag to throw over the branch (tent peg sacks work well). A carabiner or mini-biner. A strong, light stick. And 50 to 60 feet of lightweight tent cord or bootlace nylon.
To do: Appalachian Trail - Interactive Guide. Hike details, searchable by state. From Backpacker Magazine --- Want to start in MD and head up to NY and then maybe ME? I've been trying to convince my friends to do this for the last 3 years -__- haha
Here is a step by step lesson in how to hang a bear bag.something all backpackers should know! Funny, I just finished reading "Wild", about a woman who spent 3 months hiking the pacific crest trail, and she never knew how to properly hang a bear bag.