Backpacking Hygiene: A Photo Journey of Deteriorating Trail Hygiene

One of the best parts about a backpacking trip is getting away from your daily life. Unfortunately, you also have to give up many everyday conveniences, like showers, flushing toilets and running water. Andy and Chris thru-hiked over 200 miles on the John Muir Trail and documented their backpacking hygiene in a daily photo. What do you think? How did they do?
hygiene on the backpacking trail

JMT Hygiene on the trail

Learn all about this backpacking trip here: Muir Miles: the JMT2013 Project or follow along on this journey: Hiking the John Muir Trail.
Andy Hawbaker
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Andy Hawbaker
Andy is a hiker, backpacker, snowboarder and outdoor fanatic. When he isn't exploring the Rocky Mountains, burning marshmallows or scratching his dog behind the ear, he shares his experiences here on the Sierra Trading Post Blog.
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