Gear Find: NYNE Mini Speaker

Gear Find: NYNE Mini Speaker

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Fair warning: While not everyone enjoys the sounds of music in the wilds, sometimes it is a lot of fun. Just don’t annoy anyone else with Thrash Metal 5000 on 30 while hiking, OK? Well, if you must, at least have a wicked air guitar style….and hair to match. What is tiny and packs a […]

Food Find: Mario Snack Olives

Food Find: Mario Snack Olives

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Last week I was digging in my snack bag, while we had lunch at a lake, and I found a packet of Mario Snack Olives that I had forgotten about.   Ready to take with you, the packets come in 7 flavors/varieties, all of which are pitted. The small packets weigh in at 1.05 ounces […]

No Cook Recipe Round Up

No Cook Recipe Round Up

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Recently I was asked by a reader about searching for “no cook” recipes on Trail Cooking. The older version of the website had a bit better tagging, but I am still working on it This list will also be posted on the No Cook Method 101 page as well, for easy reference. The recipes vary […]

Hiking On The PCT: Lodge Lake

Hiking On The PCT: Lodge Lake

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Yesterday I took a big step for me. I took all 3 boys hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail, without my backup of having Kirk along with me. We met up with my friend Jennifer, who writes at The Hiker Mama, and her two children. Back in the day, I hiked with her when her […]