How to be a backcountry cooking goddess

April 17, 2012

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Having great meals while in the backcountry is critical to keep up moral and energy levels. Over time, I have worked up to the point that my pantry has a good supply of staples (freeze-dried food, shelf-stable meats, good instant mixes), etc. and gadjets like a food dehydrator which allow me to create a super […]

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Persimmon “Trail” Cookies

April 17, 2012

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PersimmonCookie

The family recipe gets tweaked when the backcountry cooking fanatic starts using it! I love these cookies because they are a nice un-cookie that lies somewhere between a bread and a cookie, and it takes well to packing it with the goodies you would normally expect in trail food. At home, they work great as […]

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Gear repair | glove wrist cinch

April 3, 2012

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Gear repair/customization is extremely fulfilling, although I admit it can be hard to motivate… Keeping a supply of common gear repair supplies on hand can help make your gear repair dreams a reality.  In this case, I am taking advantage of a supply of shock cord (which you can usually find at REI,  your local […]

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[Gear] Lessons from Patagonia…

March 20, 2012

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I have been doing a lot of thinking about your gear shopping for our trip to Alaska! Not only because gear shopping is fun, but also because I want you to have a great trip and being prepared can be the key to success. I’ve read that it can be very wet in the inside […]

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