We are asked about how to take fresh ingredients into the backcountry constantly. We have a list of go-to tough veggies that we usually recommend, but Brussels sprouts, though hardy, are not on it. Except for around Thanksgiving.
Happy Thanksgiving week! We are enjoying watching the focus of this holiday weekend shift from retail therapy to wilderness therapy with the establishment of REI’s #OptOutside campaign taking deeper hold each year.
Summer! Always so busy, and this year even more so. We packed our schedule with outdoor events, which hopefully we saw you at, and had a blast. We went to San Francisco (twice), Tahoe, Powder Mountain, and Lake Mead near Las Vegas.
We’ve been out camping almost every weekend lately, and this past weekend was no exception. We taught a campfire cooking class to a small group of new friends, and made this now famous Albondigas Soup.
Thanksgiving is pretty great, but as you probably know, usually involves a lot of work. A well curated potluck is the ideal way to plan a camping Thanksgiving menu so that delicious food and a good time can be had by all.
Are you getting excited about your outdoor Thanksgiving plans yet? Hopefully our Thanksgiving potluck recipes inspired you a few days ago. Here is another round to help tantalize your taste buds even more.
There are quite a few things worth being outside at night for during the fall and winter months. Halloween is a nighttime holiday. The Leonid meteor shower is in November.
This is the perfect overnight backpacking trip for a quick getaway, to introduce beginners to backpacking and breaking in new gear.
We’re going back to basics and focusing on the old school camping favorites. Dutch Oven Breakfast Casserole is the quintessential camping breakfast. Hash browns, sausage, eggs and biscuits come together in the perfect breakfast.
These Apple Cheddar Raisin Pie Iron Sandwiches are a great excuse to settle in with a blanket and start the campfire early!