Freezer Bag Cooking

Powders and Potions to Round Out a Pop-Tart Fueled Hike

Powders and Potions to Round Out a Pop-Tart Fueled Hike

Heads up, nutrition sticklers! I can’t believe I’ve only got five weeks to go before I get on the trail.  The time will both fly by and seem endless all at...

Mar 22, 2017 : Deane Giordano
Book Review: “Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple”

Book Review: “Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple”

I was also impressed that all the ingredients could be packed into a one quart zip lock freezer bag. When it came time to prepare my dinner, all I had...

Feb 9, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Friday Five:  5 Things to Do 3 Months Before Starting

Friday Five: 5 Things to Do 3 Months Before Starting

Getting over my Planning Fatigue I went into a bit of a slump over the holidays as far as planning and researching my hike goes.  Call it Gear Overwhelm.  Planning...

Jan 20, 2017 : Deane Giordano
The Magical Makings of Memorable Trail Food

The Magical Makings of Memorable Trail Food

Most of us love food. For long-distance sojourners, it can be a great motivator—especially when someone else is conjuring hot dishes of fried goodness in large quantities, and serving up...

Jan 18, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Eating Well on the Trail

Eating Well on the Trail

How to feast like royalty, without having to clean up like a scullery maid. When I began researching what to eat on my prospective thru hike of the Appalachian Trail...

Apr 14, 2015 : Kate Spillane Balano