Dehydrating · Freezer Bag Cooking · hiking · One Pot Meals · Trail Cooking

Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up

Heading out this weekend or next weekend for a brisk and chilly backpack or car camp? Need some inspiration so you don't end up pan frying a can of Turkey Spam®?    Thanksgiving On The Trail FBC Hybrid Thanksgiving Roast Chicken with Cranberry Sauce Cranberry Chicken Rice Dessert Ideas: Pumpkin and Gingersnap Pudding Cranberry Pear… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up

Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Free Country’s Switchback Jacket System

Having a family of 5 I'll be honest...we spend a lot of time at Costco. Costco carries a lot of interesting things, especially if you wander. One brand I have seen recently is Free Country, for the fall line. Which leads into this clothing review. Not all outdoor clothing has to come from REI and… Continue reading Gear Review: Free Country’s Switchback Jacket System

Food Finds · Trail Cooking · Vegan · Vegetarian

Food Find: Skout Organic Trailbars

What is gluten-free, vegan, organic, non-GMO verified and made in glorious Portland, Oregon? Skout Organic Trailbars. Anyone raised in Tillamook (yes, the home of a certain famous cheese) has to love the outdoors, so no surprise the brothers and father seeked a healthy snack. My Mom grew up in Tillamook and I spent a lot… Continue reading Food Find: Skout Organic Trailbars

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Food Find: Lunchables Jr.

Looking for something new to bribe your kids with while hiking? Or more likely, something new and fun for yourself? Lunchables has a line of shelf stable snacks out, with 4 flavor combinations, Lunchables Jr. Having tried out the Blueberry Bonanza, it is a fun idea. Three snacks, in one tray, that protects against getting… Continue reading Food Find: Lunchables Jr.