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.
An overview of how Leave No Trace techniques can be applied to winter backpacking.
In this article, we make the case for spending some extra weight on rain jackets and rain pants that offer more ventilation features (and durability) than typical ultralight rainwear styles.
Now when I'm reading on an NPS or USFS website and see "gate closed until..." I don't see a barrier - I see an opportunity for solitude.
Single-speed all the way, baby.
Two ibuprofen and a five-year-old Band-Aid ain't gonna cut it.
My shelter, sleep, clothing, water, and cook system for when temps drop but full-on winter snow and wind hasn't yet arrived.