Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Backpacking Meal Review: Packit Gourmet Santa Fe Breakfast Corn Pudding

Packit Gourmet's Santa Fe Breakfast Corn Pudding might be listed as breakfast, but it makes a great meal anytime of the day. It's not polenta, nor is it corn meal mush, instead it is a smooth and thick bowl of comfort food. Studded with fire roasted corn, green chilies and lots of cheddar jack cheese,… Continue reading Backpacking Meal Review: Packit Gourmet Santa Fe Breakfast Corn Pudding

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Peak Refuel Dinners

I had originally planned on reviewing Peak Refuel meals last year, then came the Pandemic and they were sold out everywhere. It took a long time to be able to get my hands on them. Though they are well stocked now, both on their website and on Amazon. We picked up the "New Meal Pack"… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Peak Refuel Dinners

Book Reviews · Gear

Review: Essential Wilderness Navigation and Suunto Compasses

Kirk picked up for us and the boys a copy of Essential Wilderness Navigation: A Real-World Guide to Finding Your Way Safely in the Woods With or Without A Map, Compass or GPS, which came out in 2019. With the boys getting older (they will turn 9 & 11 in the coming months), we have… Continue reading Review: Essential Wilderness Navigation and Suunto Compasses

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

RightOnTrek Meal Plan Review

I love the approach of RightOnTrek's Adventure Meal plans. It is simplicity. What it reminded me was of meal kits, like Hello Fresh and similar. Everything you need, ready to go. One bag per day. Customized for you. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, hot drinks and snacks. Plus all the condiments you might need. Check out a… Continue reading RightOnTrek Meal Plan Review

Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Birkenstock Jackson Boots

For over the past decade I have worn primarily Keen trail shoes, rather than hiking boots. Due to my aggressive working out schedule this past year or so, I developed some toe issues. Of the crippling pain kind. So I started looking for different shoes to wear, to lock my feet into place. I had… Continue reading Gear Review: Birkenstock Jackson Boots