Poll: How do you deal with TP while backpacking?

Pandemic panic buying has us pondering an age-old backcountry debate.
What's your preferred method for dealing with this stuff on the trail? Courtesy Unsplash.

What's your preferred method for dealing with this stuff on the trail? Courtesy Unsplash.

With summer backpacking season fast approaching, a classic hikers' debate has stirred once again: What do you do about toilet paper on the trail? This year, the question is a little more topical than usual; TP has never enjoyed a moment in the spotlight quite like this. Still, whether you're stockpiling it at home or doing away with it all together and embracing alternate options, the question remains: How do you square Leave No Trace practices on the trail with the need to, well, you know.



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