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Camp Tips

Cooking to save fuel

Cooking to save fuel

Fuels, such as white gas, kerosene, isobutane, and denatured alcohols are regularly used for cooking with backpacking stoves. Fuel savings greatly depend on the efficiency of the cooking process, as well as the stove and type of cooking pot. One of the best ways to […]

How to Cook when Backpacking

How to Cook when Backpacking

Whether you have recently started backpacking or are a veteran, you could probably benefit from a few cooking tips. First, we’ll describe the common method that backpackers use when cooking dried foods and strategies you can use to conserve your cooking fuel when using a […]

Treat Chapped Lips Naturally

Treat Chapped Lips Naturally

Anyone spending time hiking, cycling or skiing, has experienced chapped lips. The condition of dry, chapped lips often starts as a minor annoyance, but can lead to painful and unsightly cracking and bleeding, as well as a more severe condition called angular cheilitis (also called […]

Nutrient loss in dried foods

Nutrient loss in dried foods

Did you ever wonder if a fresh food contains the same nutrients as its dried counterpart? Let’s examine what happens when food is dried. There are 4 steps involved in preserving food by drying – Harvesting Storing Processing Drying Raw, fresh food at the moment it […]

Trail Bar Recipe

Trail Bar Recipe

We’ve talked about Lara Bars before. These simple bars combine a few basic raw ingredients, such as dates, berries and nuts into some delicious flavors. Not only do they burst with taste, but they are loaded in healthy calories (200+ per bar). We’ll show you […]

Comparing Backpacking Meals

Comparing Backpacking Meals

Why sacrifice on a decent meal when you are on the trail? Eating well on the trail not only tastes better but eating the right types of food will enhance your performance and give you the gusto to go a little further.  Eating well does […]