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Eat Fresh Foods on the Trail

Interested in eating fresh food on your next long distance hike? Growing your own sprout garden while backpacking is a sensible and convenient way to acquire fresh greens. Sprouting is not only easy to do, but it offers a fantastic respite from packaged foods. If you find yourself craving fresh foods after multiple days of consuming inert cooked food, try sprouting. Sprouts make an ideal side salad, a topping for stews, or to stuff tortilla/bread. There is nothing more satisfying than the crispy, crunchy texture of living greens. By weight, sprouting is one of the most nutritious sources of food. Read More >>

 

backpackerBackpacking Skills and Tips

New to hiking or backpacking? We've put together a selection of basic knowledge and skills to help you become a better wilderness traveler. Learn how to avoid injury on the trail, navigate, and survive. 

 

 

cheesy-sierra-couscous-campsite.jpgBackpacking Meal Planning and Cooking Tips

Proper food planning is an important aspect in enjoying your outdoor adventure. You need to pack out foods that can withstand the trail and contain enough calories and nutrition to sustain your journey. We've put together a list of what foods to pack, tips for conserving stove fuel in the backcountry, and cleaning tips.

 

 

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cotopaxi.jpg Take a Hike!

Where can you go backpacking or hiking?  Check out these top online resources for finding trails located near major cities. Go and discover the amazing scenery of our planet!

 

   

butterflyCaptivated: Amazing Photos, Motivational Quotes, etc

The earth is filled with amazing scenery. We have added some of our own photos here that we think are just too brilliant to not share. We also have some quotes here that we find to be inspiring or thought provoking. Hope you enjoy!

 

 

grocery-cart.pngFacts about Food

Read about organic foods, whole foods, super foods, the dilemma about Genetically Modified foods (GMO)...