verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for backtracking
On the other hand, the backtracking and clarifications obviously undermined that.
Backtracking ourselves, we found where she had left the road and had hidden behind a big rock while we had passed.I Married a Ranger|Dama Margaret Smith
In backtracking along the highway, they encountered two extensive patches of flood water.Dan Carter Cub Scout|Mildred A. Wirt
If we did, we'd have to do a lot of backtracking to get back to this dead star.Islands of Space|John W Campbell