Originally Posted by ArticleTheFourth
Essentially, is the backpacking defined as 'going to / coming from' or is it defined as 'fishing or hunting'? I would say the former until you get close to your destination. How close would depend upon the length of the backpacking, but that's just my opinion.
I have wondered about this as well. Once I'm miles up into the wilderness, IMO I am on my "expedition", not traveling to/from it. But this is just opinion, and opinions vary. My current MO is to simply UOC (with loaded mags on weak side) at all times just to keep things simple for myself.