As usual, I'm sure this post is not going to be news for many experienced bikepackers, but for those of you who are looking for clues, I hope this can contribute to your personal solutions to staying clean in the backcountry.
Good hygiene is especially important for cyclists... And even more so for cyclists who don't have regular access to showers.
For one, saddle sores can break a trip, and your best defense against saddle sores is a good saddle and good hygiene. (If you don't know what I mean by saddle sores, I'll let you Google t yourself.)
Bikepacking presents its unique set of challenges and opportunities. On one hand, you often don't have access to showers... Or they are overpriced at campsites. On the other hand, you are more likely to be in a remote place off of a trail and close to a natural body of water.
I'm not a doctor or a professional bikepacker (no such thing), but I've been on the trail for a month and found the following things to be successful and important to staying somewhat clean and saddle sore free.