food

Cold Soaking: A Day in the Life

Cold Soaking: A Day in the Life

Cold soaking is the culinary art of backpacking without a stove (see also, stoveless).  While most hikers choose to carry a device with which they can cook a meal with...

Jul 19, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Keto on the Trail: Hiking Through High-Carb Territory

Keto on the Trail: Hiking Through High-Carb Territory

I never expected our hike to turn into an endless search for avocados. I thought that resupplying would be a breeze, that local diners and grocery stores would have plenty...

Jul 10, 2018 : Gail Barrett
Pox & Puss Episode #69 – Trail Days 2016 with Asiago and the 2013 Parade

Pox & Puss Episode #69 – Trail Days 2016 with Asiago and the 2013 Parade

Here it is…the final chapter in our 2016 Trail Days Interviews series. This time we have a quick discussion with Asiago about just how difficult it can be to get...

Jun 12, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

We continue our Trail Days 2016 interviews with Lucky. Lucky and her boyfriend Little Santa came all the way from hike the Appalachian Trail. Be sure to visit

May 8, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #67 – Trail Days 2016 Duct Tape and Patches

Pox & Puss Episode #67 – Trail Days 2016 Duct Tape and Patches

 In this episode we are across the street from MoJoe's Trailside Cafe/Subway during Thru-Hiker Parade, a light rain is beginning to fall, while the smell of hiker trash builds....

Apr 10, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Ruck Review:  Getting Ready for a Long Distance Hike

Ruck Review: Getting Ready for a Long Distance Hike

When I was preparing to hike the Pacific Crest Trail last year, I was looking for any information that I could get. It was my first long distance hike and...

Mar 29, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
Pox & Puss Episode #66 – Trail Days 2016 Samsquatch

Pox & Puss Episode #66 – Trail Days 2016 Samsquatch

 This is a warts-and-all episode. People have been asking us to just release the 2016 Trail Days as-is…so here’s part one of six (or seven?) with minimal editing. Every...

Mar 13, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Update 3: Going Stoveless

Update 3: Going Stoveless

The main topic that’s been on my mind while preparing for my big hike (other than gear) is food. I have decided to go stoveless, meaning I will be relying...

Feb 17, 2018 : Liz Kidder
Pox & Puss O.P.P. #9 – Poop Talk With The Sklar Brothers

Pox & Puss O.P.P. #9 – Poop Talk With The Sklar Brothers

  O.P.P. 9 – Poop Talk With the Sklar Brothers We haven’t released an Poop Talk! Documentary Shane Mauss talks about his experience with the controversial plant medicine The Hiking

Feb 13, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #65 – 110 Miles of Fun

Pox & Puss Episode #65 – 110 Miles of Fun

After the first 110 miles of a northbound Trail Town? Pox talk about the mental and physical aspects that play into your first couple of weeks on trail, and how...

Jan 9, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast