Backpacking Section (BPX) Newsletter Archives

The purpose of BPX is to promote backpacking as a core CMC activity, organize and coordinate backpacking trips, create and support a community of backpackers, and provide early notice of BPX events to members. You can learn more about the BPX by clicking here.

Below are past editions of the BPX Newsletter:

March 2022 includes Q&A about First Aid Kit Items for Trip Leaders

February 2022 includes Q&A about First Aid Kit Items

January 2022 includes The Compass article on preventing Roster Churn

November 2021 includes Trip Leader Summary and St. Nick On the Trail fun poem

October 2021 includes 2021 Season Recap by BPX Chair, Uwe Sartori

September 2021 includes Q&A about Rain Gear Options

August 2021 includes Q&A about Filtering Water

July 2021 includes Backpacking Opportunity with CMC Director, Keegan Young

June 2021 includes Q&A about Renting Backpacking Gear

May 2021 includes QA about Backpacking Checklists

May 2021 Special issue on Covid-19 and USFA

April 2021  includes QA about Getting into Shape

March 2021 includes Q&A on Membership Renewal Benefits

February 2021 includes Q&A on Sleeping Bag Attire

January 2021 includes Q&A on Food Fuel for Warmth

December 2020 includes Q&A on Sleeping Pads & the “P” factor

November 2020 includes Q&A on Sleeping Bag Ratings

October 2020 – Special Issue to Leaders

October 2020 includes Q&A on Storing Gear for the Season

September 2020 includes Q&A on “R” Values

August 2020 includes Q&A on the Value of Trekking Poles

July 2020 includes Q&A on Condensation inside My Tent

June 2020

May 2020

May 8, 2020 – Special Issue on COVID-19

April 2020

March 2020

February 2020

January 2020

November and December 2019

October 2019

September 2019 – Inaugural Edition