The Backpacking Lifestyle

(From The 11/21/2020 Show)  Backpacking on the Carolina Outdoors:  James Gregory (Greg) Catledge grew up in the Delta of Mississippi which isn’t considered a hotbed for backpacking.  At eleven years of age, he was introduced to the sport through Scouting, which included a trip to NC’s Smoky Mountains. During this time we’ll learn about what the sport means to Catledge & what separates backpacking from hiking & some of his favorite places to explore.  He’ll also delve into continuing the sport as age becomes more of a factor & physical challenges & pains become more noticeable.