The Pilgrimage via Grasshopper Ridge
A look at several different chemical techniques for treating water in the backcountry.
Part 3 of this series takes a critical look at several water treatment technologies available to backpackers
Remove, kill, or inactivate? Part two of this series analyzes the legal and technical definitions as well as the practical significance of water purification and filtration.
The first part of this series provides an overview of the threats that can exist in untreated (and in some cases treated) water sources. Squeamish and hypochondriac readers be warned.
After a few days on the trail, dehydrated meals can get monotonous. A bit more variety is often desirable and freshly baked bread is a delicious and lightweight option.