food

“What the Bejeeezus Should We Send You, Em?!”

“What the Bejeeezus Should We Send You, Em?!”

I've been asked this question more times than I have fingers(only 9 but who's counting?), so I figured it was time to blog about it. First off I'd like to...

May 17, 2017 : Emily Elizabeth
No One Could Believe This Amazing Trail Magic

No One Could Believe This Amazing Trail Magic

Fine Dining On the AT Mishap and Mother Goose order menu items at the Appalachian Pine Mixer while their server pours hot tea. No one would ever believe what happened...

May 7, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Go-to GORP Recipe

Go-to GORP Recipe

Most hikers and backpackers probably have their favorite trail mix which is some variety of GORP, or Good Old Raisins and Peanuts. While there are many commercial varieties available, I...

Apr 13, 2017 : John Edward Harris
First 5 Days of Food – Mexico to Warner Springs, CA

First 5 Days of Food – Mexico to Warner Springs, CA

Five days worth of food to get us from the border of Mexico to Warner Springs,

Apr 2, 2017 : Christina Rose
What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

Many hikers earn unique trail names while hiking. These can be funny names; Bear for having a loud snore or hearty appetite. Others stick when a person does something quirky or...

Mar 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Five Final Thoughts Five Days Out from my Thru-hike

Five Final Thoughts Five Days Out from my Thru-hike

Awe yeah! Five days and I am so pumped! Southwest emailed me, "your trip is around the corner." I replied "oh you have no idea, Southwest!" Five years ago I...

Mar 3, 2017 : Alli Huggins
Food for Thought: Hiking Stoveless

Food for Thought: Hiking Stoveless

To some hikers, it’s the unthinkable! No warm meals? Not on the trail at least. It makes the long haul into town that much more gratifying! Some people dehydrate food...

Feb 14, 2017 : Stubbs
Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

I’ve been lucky to spend a lot of time in the USA over the past few years. Working at a summer camp in New York state in 2010 and 2011,...

Feb 10, 2017 : Pie
99 Problems but a Stove Ain’t One

99 Problems but a Stove Ain’t One

Going "no-cook" isn't groundbreaking. I'm not the first and I won't be the last. But going stoveless isn't for everyone. Some people need that warm meal at the end of...

Feb 7, 2017 : Kylie Torrence
In Praise of Junk Food

In Praise of Junk Food

I’ve never been known for moderation.  When something interests me, I tend to go off the deep end, flinging myself totally into the task.  So it’s only natural that given...

Feb 3, 2017 : Gail Barrett