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Trumpeting while backpacking?

Depending on how much other stuff you will be carrying, a whole trumpet and case may be too heavy and/or bulky. Just take your mouthpiece and blow through it when you feel like it, on an easy part of ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

For one, thank you for asking and planning to be considerate. I wouldn’t wholly throw away the idea of practicing while on a backpacking trip, particularly if you’re a professional, but there are ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

From my perspective, it depends on where you are backbacking/camping. And it's not other humans I would be concerned about primarily. If you are in a very remote setting where there are only very few ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

The Leave-no-trace tag in the question implies that you are familiar with the concept. Have you actually read the Leave No Trace principles? I'll quote from Leave No Trace Canada's 7th principle page: ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

See also answers to What exactly is so wrong with playing music on trails? which are pretty much universally don't do it! A campground in the evening has aspects of a confined space; once can of ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

If you haven’t done much hiking before: Don’t underestimate how exhausting it can be. Depending on the hike and level of fitness there is a very real chance you’ll be too exhausted to do any serious, ...
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How much different was camping before “leave no trace” took hold?

So, I can't answer from experience, but there were some significant changes since 1950 regarding the use of national parks. In the 1960's or so, there was a significant uptick in usage of National ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

I came in here as a musician from this question on music, so I leave the hiking relative aspect to others. As for the need to keep the chops in shape, you could just bring your mouth piece. This does ...
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Trumpeting while backpacking?

Trumpeting while backpacking? Do not see a problem with it, but please remain considerate of others. Hunting horns have been in use for centuries and are still in use in certain countries. It is a ...
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