Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or at the very least, impress some of your friends with your ingenuity!

Just Roughin’ It’s first ever infographic highlights the best backpacking tips for your next outdoor adventure, from how to keep a sleeping bag warm to using Fritos as fire starters. Some other key takeaways include:

  • How to gauge the remaining amount of sunlight
  • Utilizing Crayola crayons as candles
  • Why you should carry sage during your adventure
  • And more!

If you’re interested in joining a guided tour throughout Arizona’s most beautiful locations, check out Just Roughin’ It’s wide selection of adventures. The expert guides offer unforgettable experiences in backpacking, day hiking, kayaking and rock climbing!

For more great backpacking tips, Grand Canyon hiking stories about squirrels, Yosemite trail advice, check out our blog or our Expert Advice page on the JRI website.