Infographic: Canisters or Wood?

Again, this week’s infographic comes to us from ScoutmasterCG.com (these guys are as good as REI as pumping these things out!). This time the infographic deals with the impact of using propane and gas canisters vs. using wood for cooking, lighting, etc. Interesting stats that I never really gave much thought to… have you? Advertisements

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Esbit Ultralight Stove

I’ve blogged about my kitchen, and I love my MSR Pocket Rocket stove. When I go backpacking, even car camping that comes with me. But, I do love playing around with other gear… Once piece of kitchen gear I have had for at least a decade, is an Esbit Ultralight Stove. There are many ultralight […]

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Just Your Average Tip: On Bear Bagging…

This was actually part of another post, so I am kinda cheating here on JYAT’s… but I did want to call this out again in case you did not read that post. When bear bagging, of course you want to pack in your food. All of it. Also, you want to bear bag your trash […]

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My Kitchen

I alluded to a post about my “kitchen” in my post yesterday about “Food on the Trail”. That inspired me to actually write this post, as I have been planning to for some time now. This is my “kitchen” for a 1-person backpacking/hiking trip. If I go hiking with my kids and we cook on […]

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Food on the Trail

If you are like me, you could theoretically last for months (I have some well built-up stores on my person) on the trail without food, heck, hiking and backpacking is rigorous exercise, and a great way to burn thousands of calories in a day. But guess what – you still need to eat. Without fresh […]

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