Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

This Spring I picked up a Deuter AC Lite 22 SL pack to join my other Deuter backpacks (I own 4 packs by them now). Deuter packs are for me the only brand I can wear in comfort. As I mentioned in my review in 2019 on my previous purchase, I have a short torso… Continue reading Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

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Women’s Outdoor Clothing For Alaska Review

For our trip to Alaska I picked up some new clothing and accessories, figuring I'd treat myself for working out so hard the past 3 months. Felt awesome to have new clothing to wear! I have also included a couple items I had bought before, but used a lot, and taken with me. Muryobao Women's… Continue reading Women’s Outdoor Clothing For Alaska Review

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Clothing Reviews: Recent Finds For Big/Tall Outdoor Clothing

Finding outdoor clothing for tall men might be harder than finding it for plus size women, so when Kirk finds items that work for him, it's a good day. He bought a number of new items via Amazon for our trip to Alaska and these are the items he was happy with. 4 are Amazon… Continue reading Clothing Reviews: Recent Finds For Big/Tall Outdoor Clothing

Food Finds

Commercial Meal Reviews: Packitgourmet Two Meals

Two meals from Packitgourmet, both are savory comfort foods to fill the belly. Both require just hot water and a sit time before eating. West Memphis Grits Souffle: This creamy bowl of cheesy grits is so good. In fact, our 9 year old loved it so much he took the bag and wanted it to… Continue reading Commercial Meal Reviews: Packitgourmet Two Meals

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Backpacking Meal Review: Pizza Margherita Wrap

Only needing a small amount of warm water and a short sit time, the Pizza Margherita kit from Packitgourmet is an easy lunch or dinner, served in tortillas or on crusty french bread. We took it a step up, and served it over warm rice, to make a filling meal. Prepare 1 cup instant rice… Continue reading Backpacking Meal Review: Pizza Margherita Wrap