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I LOVE food! And nothing makes me happier than simple, tasty, nutritious food in the backcountry!


Trail Fork Outdoor Meals

Find outdoor meal planning a challenge? Boulder-based Trail Fork creates both pre-packaged and customized outdoor meals with simple, organic ingredients. Their packaging is 100% compostable and they also donate 1% of sales back to the environment.…

November 16, 2018

Bear Canister Buying Guide

Bear canisters aren't anyone's favorite piece of gear, but if you backpack, you'll eventually have to use one. Read where canisters are required in Washington State, tips for choosing the right one, and why I picked the BearVault BV450.…

April 16, 2017
Tips and Tricks

Learning the Art of Food Dehydration

Want to make awesome lightweight backcountry meals and preserve fruit and veggies? Learn the art of food dehydration! It's simple, easy, and fairly low cost to get started. Check out these tips to learn everything you need!…

March 13, 2016
Tips and Tricks

Easy and Delicious Homemade Backpacking Meals

Prepackaged dehydrated meals in the backcountry are quick and easy, but did you know you can make healthier homemade food for a fraction of the cost? Here are three of my favorite recipes for delicious, nutritious, easy-to-fix meals for outdoor adventuring. …

October 29, 2015

Fuel 100 Electro-Bites

If you're looking for a new fuel alternative to gels and shot blocks, check out Electro-Bites! They're Gluten and Soy Free bite sized snacks that melt in your mouth and give you a nice dose of salty. Love 'em!!…

December 24, 2013