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Lightweight backpacking tips and stories with Paddy Dillon

Starting out, kit, and food: top tips for lightweight backpacking

Paddy Dillon
Featuring Paddy Dillon


President of the Backpackers Club and guidebook author Paddy Dillon joined us to give his top tips for lightweight backpacking, including advice for starting out, lightweight gear, and food. In this episode of highlights from our Cicerone Live event, we also spoke about Paddy's early backpacking trips, how to wild camp responsibly, and his love for the Pennine Way and other UK National Trails.

Paddy has written many guidebooks for Cicerone, which you can find on the Cicerone website:

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