2022 Trail Days Scavenger Hunt

The Backpacker Radio crew is heading to Damascus, VA for Appalachian Trail Days, May 13-15! Aside from the regular debauchery, we will be hosting a slew of fun activities at our tent, including the return of our famous BPR Scavenger Hunt. For those planning on attending, here’s the inside scoop!

The Scavenger Hunt will run May 13-14. To complete this daunting hunt, snap a picture of yourself engaging in each of the challenges below. All pictures must be from this year’s Trail Days. Once you’ve snapped each of the following pictures, head to Backpacker Radio’s booth, show each of the pictures to Mara or someone (wo)manning the booth, and collect your raffle ticket. If you post all of these photos to your Instagram as a carousel, you will collect FIVE additional tickets! We will be raffling prizes at 4:15pm on Saturday, May 14th at The Trek’s / Backpacker Radio’s booth. Must be present to win. 


  1. Twerking in front of Backpacker Radio’s booth. 
  2. Getting licked by a dog.
  3. Kissing a white blaze (or similar in-town AT marking)
  4. Cartwheel in tent city (or your best attempt) 
  5. Hugging a stranger
  6. A handstand (or best attempt) next to the “Welcome to Damascus” sign
  7. Fake crying with Chaunce in the background of your photo

Need this list on the go? Check out the QR code below:

We are so excited to see YOU and YOUR twerking photos! 

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