In part four of his ongoing series, Drew Smith tackles freeze-drying a smoothie.
Drew Smith makes the case for backpacking ponchos. They provide more ventilation vs. rain jackets and can also function as ultralight tarps.
In part three of his ongoing series on freeze-drying, Drew Smith explores the science behind how freeze-drying preserves important nutrients - and why it matters.
What's the best way to store water bottles while backpacking? You've got some options, but the answer depends on what you want to achieve.
Andrew Marshall explores an ancient life skill that is surprisingly applicable to backpacking - meditation.
Why and how does freeze-drying work? The physics and science of freeze-drying your own backpacking food, plus a killer freeze-dried hash browns recipe.
In this freeze-drying installment, we discuss the history of freeze-drying and experiment with using a freeze dryer to prepare our favorite take-out town meal for enjoyment in the backcountry.
A lesson in chemistry provides the solution for how to treat extremely muddy water sources in the backcountry.
Having an intentional, consistent, and efficient approach to packing your gear for a backpacking trip saves time and energy while hiking and in camp.
Ursacks are lighter alternatives to bear canisters for food storage but require the right knots and tying locations to protect your food.