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You know you're a backpacker if...

You know you're a backpacker if your tanline starts at your wrists.

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You know you're a backpacker if your hiking boots double as bedroom slippers.

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You know you're a backpacker if your home looks like an REI sales floor.

...during the used gear sale

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You know you're a backpacker if you can eat raw freeze dried mountain house for dinner in order to conserve your water when the next water source is 2 miles away...

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You know you're a backpacker when you return from the trip and your family SHOVE you in the shower.

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You know you’re a backpacker when you start practicing using only 1 TP square at a time just before your next trip 

REI Member Since 1979 YouTube.com/philreedshikes
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@Philreedshikes"You know you’re a backpacker when you start practicing using only 1 TP square at a time..." before using the other side.

Wow...that's hard core!!!😂

 

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You know you're a backpacker if every time you go to the grocery store, you are trying to imagine how each item on the shelf can be cooked with a campfire.

You know you're a backpacker if you cook your family's Thanksgiving dinner in a single pot.