There’s nothing better than organizing your pack for a week-long excursion to somewhere beautiful! The sound of stuffing your sleeping bag into its stuff sack or dividing oatmeal portions is pure bliss for camping aficionados. Camping in the backcountry and camping at altitude are two entirely different games, however, each involving slightly different gear lists, skill sets, and knowledge. Whether it’s making food or starting a fire, these few tips for cooking at altitude are sure to help. Leave the Non-Torch Lighter at Home There’s nothing worse than getting up to camp at 10,000 feet only to find the lighter … Continue reading
Leading Camping and Emergency Meal Maker Mountain House Releases Five New Offerings Albany, Ore. – January 29, 2015 – Mountain House, the leading maker of backpacking and emergency meals, announced the release of five new meal offerings. Italian Style Pepper Steak with Rice and Tomatoes, Chicken Fried Rice, and Precooked Scrambled Eggs are all new to the Mountain House line-up. Italian Style Pepper Steak and Precooked Scrambled Eggs are both gluten-free. They also expanded their Pro-Pak® line of compact, vacuum-sealed meals to include their popular Breakfast Skillet and Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon.