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Noun: backpacking  'bak,pa-king
  1. Carrying something in a pack on the back
    "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts";
    - packing
Verb: backpack  'bak,pak
  1. (sport) hike with a backpack
    "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies";
    - pack

Type of: carry, hike

Encyclopedia: Backpacking

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