Liz from Snowqueen & Scout recently asked me to write a post about my first backpacking experience in the wilderness. Her blog focuses on getting more girls into backpacking and has lots of useful information on topics of hygiene, safety, and gear that I wish I had access to when I was starting out!
My first trip was into the Grand Canyon during my senior year spring break, and looking back on it now, I laugh about how unprepared I was, but I also remember how much fun I had. To this date, I still regard that trip as the most memorable, and it was the trip that got me hooked into backpacking. You can read the article on Liz's site here.