Recess Notice

Recess Notice
Please plan accordingly if you need to order trail food   Outdoor Herbivore  will be closed from Friday, Sept 5th to Saturday, Sept 12th  Orders placed Friday, Sept 4th  –  Sunday, Sept 13th will ship on Monday, Sept 14th  Outdoor Herbivore  will be closed from Friday, Sept 5th to Saturday, Sept 12th Online ordering will be enabled during ...

Foods You Need to Eat when it is Cold Outside 3

Foods You Need to Eat when it is Cold Outside
Planning your food for a cold weather backpacking trip is different than for warm weather. You must consider the additional demands cold temperature places on your body. Extra calories are required to keep the body warm, humidify the air you breathe, and fuel any involuntary shivering. Besides the heavy footwear and clothing you are wearing, the cold ...

Interesting Facts about Turkeys

Interesting Facts about Turkeys
We seldom see wild turkeys while backpacking, although we were surprised to see a flock alongside the road while heading back from a trailhead at Linville Gorge in North Carolina. There were at least a dozen birds in the flock, but their natural fear of humans meant I could not get the camera out in time ...

Ah, Spring has Arrived!

Ah, Spring has Arrived!
Yesterday the twig was brown and bare; Today the glint of green is there; Tomorrow will be leaflets spare; I know no thing so wondrous fair, No miracle so strangely rare. I wonder what will next be there! ~ The Miracle,  L.H. Bailey Dust off your backpacking gear because it is April!  Spring has arrived here ...

Leaf Foliage Lesson

Leaf Foliage Lesson
“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” ~Stanley Horowitz Autumn is a spectacular time of color in many areas, and the Appalachians are no exception.  From radiant reds to mustard yellow, the vibrant display of color is short-lived, earning leaf-peeping peak priority. What causes ...