Backcountry Thanksgiving Menu

In Episode 82 of our "Backcountry Thanksgiving" podcast we discuss the following meals that I pulled from my food storage pantry in about 10 minutes.  I'm sure you can assemble some solid alternatives - but here's a Thanksgiving Day meal plan if you are looking for one to take into the wilderness. Menu 1 Drinks:  Hot Cider (0.5 oz /each, 1 oz two packets) Appetizer: Salad Kit (7.7 oz, 1 1/2 cups w/ croutons, bacon bits, dressing) Dinner:  Mountain House Chicken Dumplings (4.5 … [Read more...]

Episode 82: Backcountry Thanksgiving

In Episode 82, we offer up a "Backcountry Thanksgiving" - just in time for the Holidays, and cooked fresh and right outside our studio this evening.  In the show, we deliver not 1 but 2 four course Thanksgiving meals that are lightweight, inexpensive, and ready for you to take into the wilderness.  And we pack the studio with a record six people to taste each of them - sampling hot drinks, appetizers, a main course, and desserts. This is a family feast tonight - with two members of … [Read more...]

Episode 76: Backcountry Eats

In Episode 76, Aaron Owens Mayhew joins the podcast.  She is a registered dietary nutritionist, long distance hiker, and entrepreneur that offers some tips on eating healthy and feasting like a King or Queen as you explore the backcountry. In the show, Aaron provides some tips on meal planning and offers some suggestions for inexpensive, tasty, and lightweight meals. She also tells us some common misconceptions and mistakes that backpackers make on the Trail. Aaron has spent the last two … [Read more...]

Nothin’ Better Than Beef Jerky

There's nothing better than some beef jerky and cheese after a long climb. Video from the Colorado Trail in Pike National Forest near the South Platte River. … [Read more...]

Backcountry Kitchen

When Therm Rider cooks in the backcountry, he does not play around. … [Read more...]

Backcountry Concierge

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Therm Rider serves up a mean #backcountry burrito

Therm Rider serves up a mean #backcountry burrito … [Read more...]

When it's too hot for a campfire….

When it's too hot for a campfire… The campfire cake! The family made it for Father's Day. … [Read more...]