Camp cooking

Overheard: “Backpacking is just a series of chores”

Backpacking is just a series of chores.

– Markkus Rovito

On day 6 of a backpacking trip on the John Muir Trail, Markkus Rovito made a very astute observation as the morning rituals of coffee making, tent tear down, breakfast prep and water purification began.

Have you heard (or overheard) an amusing quote while on the trail? Do share!