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8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Eno Team Member, Carolyn Ellison With Spring in the air, our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my favorite times of camping trips. You just can’t get that campfire taste at home. There is an art to cooking […]

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How LuminAid Got Started

How LuminAid Got Started

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the founders of LuminAid, Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta. The two share an interest in solar lighting technology and a common belief that design and design thinking can be used to solve problems at a global scale, including improving access to basic resources such as lighting and power.  The LuminAID solar light was designed to […]

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For the Coffee Lover: GSI Outdoors Coffee Products

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For you, coffee is not merely black; it is not simply a beverage to be had with cream and sugar, no, coffee is a ritual, an affirmation of life, a warm embrace in the morning and a meditation on the flavor of the day to be savored with dessert. For you, only the finest beans, […]

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Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

Gaiters: What Are They, And What Are Different Types For?

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Outdoor Research Team Planning on tromping through frosted peaks after the Polar Vortex, heading out for a hike during this spring’s colossal snow melt or lacing up for an ultra-long trail run? The extra layer of protection from gaiters will help keep your outing a challenging adventure rather than a painful sufferfest. While […]

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Lose the Zippers with Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed

Lose the Zippers with Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Backcountry Bed Presents New Sleeping Option for Campers Sierra Designs has steered away from the timeless sleeping bag design to create a completely new way for campers to tackle backcountry sleeping with their Backcounrty Bed. Unlike the mummy style sleeping bags, the Backcountry Bed is intended to perform like a traditional bed at home. It has […]

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9 New Products at ACK.com That You Should Be Excited About

9 New Products at ACK.com That You Should Be Excited About

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ACK.com merchandising team is constantly finding and adding new products to the website year-round but as manufacturers prepare for 2014 this is the time of the year when we start to see some very exciting stuff heading our way. With so much awesome gear either in or on it’s way in, I decided to […]

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Gear Packing For A Laid Back Zion Adventure

Gear Packing For A Laid Back Zion Adventure

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, I started geeking out about new gear I picked up in preparation for my three and half day camping trip to Zion National Park this Labor Day weekend. The one week countdown is here, so I thought I should figure out how I’m going to fit it all in my pack. The […]

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Filling Up on Main Courses from Backpacker’s Pantry

Filling Up on Main Courses from Backpacker’s Pantry

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

For our second day of cubicle cooking, we pulled out four very tasty sounding main course meals from Backpacker’s Pantry to try: Chicken Alfredo, Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry, Pad Thai and Beef Stroganoff. Before even tasting the meals, Trent and I were impressed by the variety. I can’t imagine trying to haul out the […]

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Lunch for Under $5 – 4 Cheap Backcountry Lunches

Lunch for Under $5 – 4 Cheap Backcountry Lunches

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The standard cost of  lunch at a fast food restaurant these days seems to be about $5, so to kick things off for our week of trail foods, Trent and I thought we’d take a look at trail lunches for $5 or less. From my experience with trail eating, it’s important to consider your the purpose […]

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Gear Geeking – We’ve All Done It!

Gear Geeking – We’ve All Done It!

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the long Labor Day weekend on the horizon, my adventure instincts have kicked in, urging me to action. With endless destination possibilities for adventure at my fingertips, I finally settled on Zion National Park in St. George, Utah. I wanted to venture to Zion ever since I shared a photo from the Clever Hiker on […]

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