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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October 12, 2019

Camp Recipe: Apple Cider Pancakes

Capture the essence of fall with these warm and fluffy apple cider pancakes. With a zip of spiced apple cider and shredded pieces of apple, these pancakes are a fun seasonal twist on a classic breakfast. The flavor of spiced apple cider is undeniably “fall”. One sip and you’re instantly transported to memories of colorful […]

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October 7, 2019

Campworthy: Vegetarian Pozole

Campworthy hosts and guests eating vegetarian pozole

Recipe: Vegetarian Pozole Submitted by: Jenna Hometown: Virginia, MN Vegetarian Pozole Ingredients Pozole 2 tablespoons high heat oil 1 red bell pepper, medium dice 1 large yellow onion, medium dice 2 large carrot, cut into half-moons 1 medium zucchini or yellow squash, cut into half-moons 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 1/2 […]

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October 4, 2019

Backpacking Recipe: Pasta Primavera

Backpacking pasta primavera, cooked and in pan

Fresh veggies and hearty pasta come together to make this backpacking-friendly version of Pasta Primavera. Finding the right balance between healthy and filling can be a challenge when planning your backpacking meals. On one hand, you want to prioritize calories. But on the other, you can only go so long without seeing a vegetable before […]

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October 2, 2019

Campworthy: Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry

Campworthy guest host eating teriyaki beef stir fry

Recipe: Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry Submitted by: Brandon Hometown: Thornton, CO What do you love about this recipe? Fast recipe, uses little fuel, easy prep if you dice veggies prior to leaving for camp, includes meat that is already seasoned and cooked, no need for cooler storage if made on your first night of camping. […]

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