Month: September 2014

Sleeping Warm and Dry

Through my many years working in the field, one of the most common complaints I get is about people’s ability to sleep comfortably in the ever dropping temperatures. With the impending polar vortex, it’s important to get your sleeping system down now, before you venture out into the depths of winter camping. Sleeping Bag: First […] Read more…

Bear Aware: Food Storage

Learn To Be “Bear Aware” With fall quickly approaching and hibernation seasons coming up, it’s especially important to be extra careful when venturing into the backcountry. Bears, black and grizzly alike are beginning the process of bulking up for their long winter sleep. They’re looking for all sources of food, weather foraging or hunting, making […] Read more…

Sacred Ground: Zion National Park

Spanning 229 square miles across three counties in southern Utah, Zion National Park is a decadent canyon with a rich cultural history that dates back 12,000 years. With a 5,000-foot elevation change between the park’s highest and lowest points, Horse Ranch Mountain and Coal Pits Wash, respectively, the diverse landscape is home to plateaus, tall […] Read more…

6 Items to Improve Your Backcountry Cooking

Successful backcountry cooking ranges depending upon the style of the chef, but there are a few items that will universally make your scenic dining more enjoyable. Whether you’re a flash boil bag fan or you like to make elaborate meals from scratch, we’re here to offer you a few simple solutions that will improve any […] Read more…