Month: June 2014

Kid Friendly Backpacking Meals

I’m a picky eater. This I have come to accept. Coming up with meals at home is in and of itself a challenge, let alone when I’m camping and further more on a backpacking trip. Therefore, while most can choose from a fine selection of Backpacker’s Panty or Mountain House for their weekend backpacking meals, I’ve got to get […] Read more…

Where the Buffalo Roam: Yellowstone National Park

Geographically, Yellowstone National Park spans mostly through Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. It was founded in 1872, and since then has developed a reputation for its access to wildlife, geysers, and stunning scenic views. Yellowstone covers a whopping 3,400+ square miles (3x the size of Rhode Island), and encompasses a network of trails, lakes, and rivers, all […] Read more…

Our Trip to Outdoor Retailer 2013

If being the buyer for the camping category just meant that I sat at my desk staring at my computer and looking at reports all day, then I don’t think I could do it. Luckily for me, while there’s always plenty of reports, numbers and spreadsheets to go over, there’s also plenty of days spent […] Read more…

Glamour Camping

How does camping with a full mattress set up, 400 thread count bedding, down comforter, rugs, lighting and full bathroom set up sound, crazy right? Well, not so fast, there is a new trend in camping called glamour camping where all this comes to fruition. For those looking for the not so ordinary camping experience Shelter-Co, […] Read more…

My First Time Backpacking

Adventure time with Jack Flannel and Charlie Tomahawk Day 1 Just last week I embarked on an adventure, an adventure where I didn’t really know what to expect. I have always enjoyed camping but my first time backpacking was a whole new adventure. I and three other close friends, and a dog named Codah (husky) […] Read more…