Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Walking Ebey’s Trail System

The newest trail system on Whidbey Island just recently opened to boots. Located in Central Whidbey, just outside of Coupeville, Wa this system will help tie in multiple trails to make a much larger area for walkers and hikers to spread out on. The Walking Ebey’s Trail System sits between Admiralty Inlet Preserve Trails and… Continue reading Local Adventures: Walking Ebey’s Trail System

Trail Cooking

Brothy Noodles with Shrimp and Vegetables

A quick and simple one pot meal that will warm the soul on cold fall nights and chilly winter trips. If you like it spicy, add in some red pepper flakes or a few shakes of your favorite hot sauce. Brothy Noodles with Shrimp and Vegetables In a sandwich bag: ½ cup freeze-dried shrimp ¼… Continue reading Brothy Noodles with Shrimp and Vegetables

Food Finds · Foraging · Local Adventures

Whidbey Island Foraging

To walk in a park, or on a trail...or well, even the back of parking lot, there is some much free food to enjoy on Whidbey Island, which sits in the Salish Sea in Washington State, just below the San Juan Islands, at the entrance to the Puget Sound. Whidbey Island is the largest island… Continue reading Whidbey Island Foraging

Gear · Trail Cooking

First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

After a lot of talking it over, and justifying it, we picked up a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer awhile back. When at home freeze-dryer units started showing up a few years back I really questioned if it was worth buying one. I'd think to myself "for the initial cost we could buy a lot of… Continue reading First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

Trail Cooking

FBC Meals: Chicken & Rice Spinach & Peppers

An FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) friendly rice meal that is easy to prep and prepare, with directions for one pot method as well. It's a casserole style recipe full of veggies and chicken. The ingredients. Sealed and ready to store for the trail. Ready to enjoy. Chicken & Rice Spinach & Peppers In a quart… Continue reading FBC Meals: Chicken & Rice Spinach & Peppers