Summer’s here, which means it’s high time for road-tripping, paddling, and backpacking your way around the natural wonders of the United States: from glaciered mountaintop to subtropical seashore. Here at Mountain House, we’re right there with you, supplying the awesome freeze-dried meals to go along with the wilderness scenery and adventure. To inspire some summertime trip-planning, we thought we’d round up some destinations worth adding to that itinerary of yours. Now, maybe you’ve got some of the truly famous natural landmarks of the U.S. on your to-do list this year: the Grand Canyon, the redwood coast, the Great Smoky Mountains, … Continue reading
A sunny, hot summer’s day: all the impetus most of us need to don that swimwear and head for the nearest body of water, right? It’s hard to top the pleasures of an afternoon at the beach, a paddle on the lake, a riverside picnic, a surfboard ride on the breakers—quintessential summertime delights. But as we anticipate the liquid enticements of the season, safety most definitely should be part of the conversation. May happens to be National Water Safety Month, and we thought we’d take a little space here at the Mountain House blog to mark this important campaign! What … Continue reading
According to the Outdoor Foundation, camping is one of America’s favorite pastimes with more than 40 million people heading out in 2014. If you’re having trouble getting away from the hassle and hustle that modern living brings, here’s 5 reason make a break for it and go camping.