This video is for anyone who wants to try overnight backpacking for the first time. I share my opinion based on 30 years of personal experience hiking in the Canadian Rockies. I got into a fair bit of details on the basics of tents, packs, sleeping bags, repair gear, cookware, animals, footwear and the rest. It’s long, but there are many breaks in the video, and links to my detailed videos on relevant topics. Enjoy.