November 15, 2019

Camp Recipe: Chipotle Tempeh Chili

Chipotle tempeh chili plated and ready to serve

Smoky, spicy, and completely vegetarian, this tempeh chili is a protein-powered and steeped in smoky adobo sauce and spicy poblano peppers. As we enter into the chili time of year (see: winter), we find ourselves searching for a new take on the old classic. While most vegetarian chili recipes bulk up on protein by adding […]

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November 8, 2019

Camp Recipe: Autumn Gnocchi

Autumn gnocchi plated and ready to eat

Capture the essence of fall with a hearty bowl of gnocchi, pancetta, sage, and pumpkin. Little fluffy lumps of potato goodness, gnocchi is one of our favorite fall dishes. They’re filling, warming, and quick to cook, which makes them perfect for cooking on a late-season camping trip. While we would love to make our own […]

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November 5, 2019

Uncommon Challenge: Cook With a Candle

Uncommon Challenge: Cook With a Candle

was in downtown Palisade, Colorado, a tiny hamlet in the high desert outside Grand Junction, when I wandered into a rummage store. Filled with antiques, sports memorabilia and other nostalgic items like the sort of wooden snowshoes and cross-country skis someone might proudly display above the hearth in their vacation home, the small shop transported […]

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October 31, 2019

Camp Recipe: Vegetable Stew

Vegetable stew plated with a side of bread

Rich, savory, and delicious, this vegetable stew is a great vegan alternative to try out this fall. As the weather starts to cool down, making a big pot of stew can be a great way to warm yourself back up. It’s also a great way to use up an assortment of leftover ingredients that you […]

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October 30, 2019

Trail Mix: The Best Outdoor Gifts of 2019

Holiday Gifts

Need gift ideas? You’ve come to the right place. Our editors dug deep, drawing from their own gear testing and, yes, wish lists to cull this roundup of the best nonessential (yet highly desirable) products for holiday gifting. Find a packable camp blanket, a cozy jacket, an action-ready camera and more. ENO DoubleNest Printed Hammock […]

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October 30, 2019

Trail Mix: The Best Outdoor Gifts of 2019

Holiday Gifts

Need gift ideas? You’ve come to the right place. Our editors dug deep, drawing from their own gear testing and, yes, wish lists to cull this roundup of the best nonessential (yet highly desirable) products for holiday gifting. Find a packable camp blanket, a cozy jacket, an action-ready camera and more. ENO DoubleNest Printed Hammock […]

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October 29, 2019

Understanding Headlamp Brightness

The Problem Headlamp packaging has a lot of tough-to-decipher numbers and icons, but there are two specs that really matter: lumens and run time. Most headlamps have between 25 and 500 lumens, which measure how much light is emitted (aka brightness). Run time (also referred to as burn time) is how long the light will […]

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October 25, 2019

Camp Recipe: Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Slice of pumpkin coffee cake with coffe

A warm fluffy treat to celebrate the fall season, this pumpkin coffee cake is great for breakfast, afternoon coffee or dessert. It’s easy to go overboard with pumpkin spice and turn everything into a pumpkin spiced spectacular. This can lead to some truly bizarre crossover products. Does anyone really need pumpkin-spiced Pringles? Or pumpkin-spiced sparkling […]

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October 19, 2019

Camp Recipe: Dutch Oven Chili Mac

Chili mac in bowl at campsite

Cheesy and filling? Spicy and hearty? This fall comfort food has got it all. Combining the best aspects of chili and mac & cheese, this one-pot chili mac is sure to be a favorite. You can definitely enjoy mac & cheese or chili on their own, but when the two are combined, they become much […]

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