Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Climbing, a mountain, Canada.
Interest: climbing and spraying
People hiked with a walkman in the 80s. The difference now is the power of small portable speakers.
Used to be you needed a 4 foot long ghetto blaster to properly pump out loud music and the D cells would die after a couple hours; that limited anyone's ability to blast tunes in the backcountry.