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Doing dishes in the backwoods

Doing dishes in the backwoods

The doing dishes task is one of dread for many backpackers because cleaning often involves finding and collecting more water. And after cleaning, you have to walk a few more steps away from the camp area to scatter the wastewater. Sometimes it is not a […]

Backpacking with contact lens

Backpacking with contact lens

If you wear contact lens, chances are you have bad eyesight and dislike wearing glasses. So, is there any reason you should give up wearing your contact lenses when backpacking? No. It is possible to successfully wear and sanitize your contact lenses in the wilderness. You’ll […]

Brushing Teeth Outdoors

Brushing Teeth Outdoors

Brushing teeth while in the woods during a backpacking trip is a different experience than standing in front of a bathroom sink with freely flowing tap water.  We researched a few different options for you to consider as part of your cavity & plaque prevention […]

SteriPEN review

SteriPEN review

A review of UV Water Sterilization using the SteriPEN Journey Collecting water from a nearby river, stream or spring can often mean the water is contaminated with a host of bacteria, parasites and other organisms resulting from animal waste or decay. Fortunately, sterilizing water using […]

Feeling Grimy? Grab Dr. Bronners Soap

Feeling Grimy? Grab Dr. Bronners Soap

Grubby fingers? Foul breath? Food bits stuck in your teeth? Soiled Dishes? Backpacking without soap can leave you feeling uncomfortable and grimy.  Dr. Bronner’s 18-in-1 organic hemp castile soap solves all these problems.  We love this stuff – it is naturally scented, completely organic, biodegradable, […]