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Family Fun: Backpacking Ideas from Toddlers to Teens and Beyond

Family Fun: Backpacking Ideas from Toddlers to Teens and Beyond
Many young adult adventurers like to say they’ll never have kids because they want to be able to continue to live free and not get tied down. While it is possible that having children may slow you down or switch up the way you adventure, adventures definitely don’t have to stop if you do decide or have decided to have kids! 

Making a Mushroom Pot Pie Bulk Pack Go a Long Way

Making a Mushroom Pot Pie Bulk Pack Go a Long Way
You might have missed it, but we have joined forces with the great team at Fernweh Food Company, a local backpacking food company (made in Portland, OR) to make some bulk meals. We all are very used to the disposable, one off, backpacking meal (add water and eat) but Fernweh were happy to work with us to reduce packaging and offer a bulk option of 5 meals that can work with the Buc bag.

Couscous: the underrated hero of ultralight backpacking meals

Couscous: the underrated hero of ultralight backpacking meals
For years the obvious solution for ultralight hikers was to make the simplest, lightest food available: instant noodles. But with the introduction of more Mediterranean foods to European and American diets, couscous is taking over as one of the most popular ultralight foods.

For me personally, couscous always made more sense than noodles: I come from a Moroccan family where couscous is truly a staple, not just an addition. I'm pretty sure that as a kid, I had more couscous than rice, but that is beside the point; couscous is an excellent meal, specifically ultralight backpacking food.