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Tag: Backpacking Tips

Go Hiking with your Dog!

Go Hiking with your Dog!

If you hike with your dog in the U.S., you know how frustrating it can be to find a dog-friendly destination. Many of the national parks do not allow dogs on trails and state parks vary by state. Some U.S. states allow dogs on state […]

Moon Navigation

Moon Navigation

Remember this helpful tip if you are ever lost during the dark when the moon is visible in the sky: mentally draw a line that connects the endpoints of the crescent moon and then extend this line to the horizon. This point where it touches the horizon indicates South.

Tips for Purchasing Backpacking Meals made with Real Food

Tips for Purchasing Backpacking Meals made with Real Food

Peak performance on the trail requires food that nourishes and strengthens you. Some tips on how to find it.

Not Marketed as “Backpacking” Food: Everyday Grocery Items for the Trail

Not Marketed as “Backpacking” Food: Everyday Grocery Items for the Trail

If you are going on a last minute overnight backpacking trip, you may be wondering what you can quickly grab from the store to assemble a decent meal. Of course, there is always the option of going without a stove and eating candy and trail […]

Hot Weather Hiking Tips

Hot Weather Hiking Tips

Your hiking companion won’t hike in the bitter cold, so you compromise by taking the winters off. When spring arrives, you are eager to hit the trails. You head away from home at every opportunity. Life is good. But now summer temperatures have arrived.  If there is Heat, […]

Avoiding Dishes in the Backwoods: Cooking Bag Pot Liners

Avoiding Dishes in the Backwoods: Cooking Bag Pot Liners

You may already know that Outdoor Herbivore is against the use of heating foods inside of soft plastic. It doesn’t align with our view of producing backpacking food made from high quality, organic ingredients, and subsequently urging hikers to pour boiling water inside a plastic bag to […]