Travel or hike carrying one's belongings in a backpack
a week's backpacking in the Pyrenees
he has backpacked around the world
A bag with shoulder straps that allow it to be carried on one's back
A load or piece of equipment carried on a person's back
a two-tank scuba backpack
hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
A backpack (also called rucksack, knapsack, packsack, pack, or Bergen) is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders, but there can be exceptions. Light weight types of backpacks are sometimes worn on only one shoulder strap.
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Backpacking (in US; tramping, trekking, or bushwalking in other countries) combines hiking and camping in a single trip. A backpacker hikes into the backcountry to spend one or more nights there, and carries supplies and equipment to satisfy sleeping and eating needs.
(Backpacking (urban)) Backpacking is a term that has historically been used to denote a form of low-cost, independent international travel. Terms such as independent travel and/or budget travel are often used interchangeably with backpacking. ...
A knapsack, sometimes mounted on a light frame, but always supported by straps, worn on a person’s back for the purpose of carrying things, especially when hiking, or on a student's back when carrying books; A similarly placed item containing a parachute or other life-support equipment; To hike ...
(Backpacking) A hike which extends to at least one overnight stay where the essentials (food, shelter, clothing, etc.) for that stay are packed.
(Backpacking) A term with a loose definition, not everyone agreed with my definition of what is backpacking.
(Backpacking) Carrying a sleeping bag, food, and other gear into the wilderness with the intention of staying out at least one night. Gear typically is carried in a backpack.
(Backpacking) It is not only possible, but likely that a backpacker can travel for days without seeing another human. Permits are required for all overnight stays and can be acquired at the Backcountry Information Center, adjacent to the Wilderness Access Center (mile 0.6). ...
(backpacks) are carried across the back. 2 straps are used to loop over the arms, and some have a strap that ties around the waste. These bags have many uses. They can serve as school bags, travel luggage, equipment carriers for electronics, hiking, or sports. ...
a bag that is supported by the shoulders with double handles and lies across the back. Backpacks are supported on either one or both shoulders.
informal usage for anything that's "man-portable" or relatively "pocket" sized, from communications and surveillance equipment to materiel and weapons, especially tactical NUKEs; also called "suitcase". See RUCKSACK, BUG-OUT KIT, DUNNAGE, BUSTLE, GRUNT, WEB GEAR, RADIO, DUMMY STICK. ...
Don’t carry money in pack - use fanny pack or money belt (back pack is too easily picked). On busses or trains, watch out for thieves who help you put your backpack onto the rack directly over your head, only to loot it while you are riding. ...
carrying case to be worn on the back using shoulder straps specifically designed to handle soccer gear, including a mesh attachment to carry a soccer ball.
Holds a tank securely on a diver's back
vacuum cleaners are commonly used for commercial cleaning: they allow the user to move rapidly about a large area. They are essentially cylinder vacuum cleaners strapped on the user's back.
Not having a backpack doesn't mean you're not a backpacker; it just means you're a backpacker with a stupid, unwieldy holdall. Backpacks are brilliant, and I don't care what anybody says. ...