Research on wheelhiking

Updating my research on how we might wheel our backpacks in the future

Sketching up my use of a Burley Travoy bike trailer with my backpack for hiking coastal trails

Text and sketch by Frits Ahlefeldt,

Today I have been sketching up some of my experiences and thoughts after using my Burley Travoy with my backpack, so I could both wear and roll my backpack, depending on the conditions. Sometimes it work, sometimes it doesn’t – depending on the trails… here is a link to my research, just published here on


Research sketch of using the Burley Travoy with a backpack for hiking with wheels. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

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