Mountain UltraLight: Make Your Own Backpacking Meals! My 14 day John Muir Trail thru-hike with my son is just a few weeks away, so I've been busy preparing 28 days worth of backpacking food for us. Making your own is not that difficult, less expensive, and much lighter than buying those individually packaged meals. Are you up for the task? A healthy hot breakfast is pretty easy. My favorite is couscous, dry milk, dried cranberries, chopped almonds and cashews. 15 1/2 ounces yields 2,240 calories, or seven 320 calorie breakfasts. Add some variety by replacing the couscous with rolled oats, which is a bit heavier but also very nutritious. Now for some dinners. I may have gone a little crazy with this stuff, but did I mention that I absolutely love it? ...4 huge cans of crushed tomatoes... ...8 white onions, finely chopped... ...all in two giant pots with lots of garlic, basil, black pepper, and whatever else you love! Then into the dehydrator on parchment paper. You want it to be dry so it will break apart, not like fruit leather.
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Shenandoah National Park - Backcountry Camping - Beginner Trips New and Beginner Backpacking Trips Using Campgrounds Is this your first time backpacking? Perhaps you are trying out new equipment? Someone in your group is new to backpacking or nervous? Is this the first time out with your children? There are a number of situations where planning your backpacking trip around staying in a campground makes the most sense. Learning how to backpack and backcountry camp all at the same time can be overwhelming and often leads to unintentional resource damage. (For those of you wanting real luxury, backpacking to lodges or cabins in Shenandoah National Park is also an option, but isn't covered here.)
Top 10 hiking destinations NEW YORK - All tourism involves at least a bit of walking, even if it's just off the plane to a waiting limousine. But for those who want to put walking or hiking at the heart of their holiday fun, online travel adviser Cheapflights offers its top 10 hiking destinations. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. The granddaddy of mammoth hikes, the Appalachian Trail is more than 2,150 miles long and passes through 14 states. 2. More often than not, hiking entails high trees, rocks, poisonous plants, tents and the daunting task of cooking over a fire. 3. Along the limestone cliffs, weaving in and out of sandy beaches, lily ponds and fishing villages, is the 186-mile-long Pembrokeshire Coast Path. 4. At 19,336 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa, and has become an increasingly popular hiking destination for travelers. 5. 6. New Zealand continuously tops adventure travel lists thanks to its collection of breathtaking terrain. 7. 8. 9. 10. (Edited by Paul Casciato)
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Hiking Lady's How To Videos | Hiking Lady I receive lots of questions about hiking gear usage, boot fitting and lacing, gear maintenance, and more! With all of that inspiration I regularly put together write-ups and how to videos. If there are certain things you want to see let me know and I will write about the most popular topics you ask about! Happy trails! How to Lace Hiking Boots to Prevent Heel Blisters How to Lace Hiking Boots to Prevent Heel Blisters How to Lace Trail Shoes/Low Top Hiking Shoes to Prevent Heel Blisters One of the most asked questions from Hiking Lady readers! How to Lace Trail Shoes/Low Top Hiking Shoes to Prevent Heel Blisters Prepping Your Feet to Prevent Blisters Prepping Your Feet to Prevent Blisters How to Waterproof Your Hiking Boots How to Waterproof Your Hiking Boots How to Use a SteriPEN to Treat Water How to Use a SteriPEN to Treat Water How to Use a SteriPEN Pre-Filter How to Use a SteriPEN Pre-Filter How to Use a JetBoil Personal Cooking System How to Use a JetBoil Personal Cooking System!
the harvard ichthus: a journal of christian thought and expression Zen Backpacking - Ultralightweight Backpacking Packing List Contact: Ultralightweight Backpacking Packing List For backpacking, less is more. Traveling ultralight means that you carry just enough to stay alive and have move easily since you only carry a feather weight pack. The amount of gear needed for 1 weeks is the same for 3 months. Please feel free to link to this site so that others can find it. Zen Backpacking <a href=" Backpacking</a>
12 Guy Trips That Will Change Your Life digg 1. Paddle the Grand Canyon Tackle 300 miles of some of the most powerful white water on the planet the old-school way, in a wooden boat.Why: Spending 13 to 18 days navigating the Colorado River through the mile-deep canyon, gazing up at 2 1/2 billion years’ worth of the earth’s crust on a nimble dory that launches you off the lips of roiling rapids turns you into a geologist, a waterman, and a more humble human being. 2. The Chyulu Hills of Kenya—the inspiration for Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa—are where three national parks converge to protect lions, rhinos, elephants, buffalo, and leopards—the big five—and Masai warriors have become its conservationists and guides. 3. The world’s largest mammal can reach lengths of 100 feet (think three school buses) and weigh in at 200 tons—more than an entire herd of elephants. 4. 5. 6. You’ll be stripped of your watch and cellphone. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Moab meets the Grand Canyon 200 miles south of the U.S. Source: menshealth
YOGA 1: The Root Chakra - Muladhara - The Coiled Serpent Center Goddess of Nature - Part 5 Kegel Exercise The Wheel The Half-Locust The Locust Head to Knee Yoga Nidra There is a separate page devoted to each of the following postures in the Postures series (you will find this title in the navigation menu on every page, upper left). The Kegel Exercise This simple exercise helps to unblock the Root Chakra, too. How To Do Kegel Exercises To learn how to feel the PC muscle the first time, sit on a toilet and begin to urinate. The Wheel—ChakrasanaThis is how it looks when danced to music on my DVD, Yoga Nata. Half Locust—Ardha Shalabhasana This is the preliminary stretch for the final posture, The Locust (shown next). Locust—ShalabhasanaOne of the top postures in Yoga. Head to Knee PoseIf you are trying to lose inches around the middle of your body, this is a great exercise. Yoga NidraAn entire series is devoted to Yoga Nidra (The Complete Yoga Relaxation) on this site, so this link goes to the first page of that series.
Best Backpacking Menu Avoid the Junk food rut with a two person, seven day Backpacking Menu! Backpacking! Chicken Curry over Brown Rice, First Day Backpacking Menu Dinner Chicken Curry Over Brown Rice Ingredients: one cup tropical fruit trail mix, 1/4 package Golden Curry Sauce, 1/2 tablespoon clarified butter or margarine or 2 tablespoons olive oil, one cup instant brown rice, crushed 1/2 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger, one cube chicken boullion, 1/4 cup freeze dried peas, one tablespoon onion flakes, 1/3 cup sliced dried mushrooms, and one seven ounce foil pouch of chicken in water. Tropical Fruit Trail Mix Prep: Put peas, onion flakes, and mushrooms together. Cook: To rehydrate for 10 minutes, place mushroom mix with hot water in a bowl and cover. Every Other Day for Three Days, Breakfast Breakfast Two cups of hot cocoa or coffee; two cups dried pears, apples, and apricots; Two cups oatmeal; one tablespoon brown sugar. Hot Cocoa Every Other Day for Three Days, Breakfast Again Bagels Lunch, Last Two Days Chili