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:

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