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Think you need pine trees for an exciting Colorado hike? Well, no, you don’t. So, instead, take a trail on our beautiful mountain passes for an exhilarating day! Twenty trails that I loved and can’t wait to share. Not all are at the summit, but all are phenomenal! All the hikes are not on 4WD mountain passes; each one is easily accessible by car.
If you're looking for an easy, lightweight, and nutritious addition to your backpacking meals, you can't go wrong with dehydrated mushrooms. Dehydrating mushrooms not only preserves them for longer-term storage but also intensifies their flavor, giving you a delicious and nutrient-packed boost for your backpacking meals. In this article, you'll learn how to quickly and easily dehydrate mushrooms for your next backpacking adventure.
Are you looking for a way to bring delicious, nutritious food on your backpacking trip? Dehydrating and freeze-drying strawberries is the perfect solution! With this method, you can take your favorite fruit anywhere, and it will last for many months. In this article, we will explain the simple steps on how to dehydrate and freeze-dry strawberries, so you can enjoy fresh-tasting snacks and meals on your next outdoor adventure. #howtodehydratestrawberries #backcountryfoodie
Summit hike perfect for beginners, Chief Mountain is a climb right from the start for 1.5 miles while gaining 1000 ft in elevation — 360-degree views at the summit rival those of Colorado’s 14ers. Once you make this trail, you’ll be excited to do high-altitude hikes to the substantial peaks!
If you’ve never hiked before these beginner trails will get you hooked. Have you been nervous to start hiking? These trails will ease your fears. Thinking you’d hate hiking? Try a trail and decide if hiking is for you. Getting into Colorado’s backcountry is easy peasy with the right trail for beginners and we’ve hiked some great easy trails to share with you.
Are you a backpacker who wants to branch out to a new adventure? Ever tried canoe camping? Canoe camping is an exciting and unique way to explore the outdoors. Packing the right food for your canoe camping trip can be a daunting task, but with some simple planning, you can ensure that your outing will be a success. In this guide, we'll show you how to plan food for your first canoe trip.
Would you like to add a flavorful touch to your backpacking meals without piling on extra weight? Why not add a sprinkle of dehydrated green onions? In this post, you'll learn the simple steps for dehydrating green onions and using them as a tasty topping or mix-in for meals like backpacking potatoes or pasta.
Meal planning for any backpacking trip can be a daunting task. Thru-hikers, especially, face the added challenge of planning backpacking food for an extended time and resupplying at unfamiliar grocery stores. Backcountry Foodie has the tools needed to relieve your anxiety. #bacpackingmealplans #thruhiking #backpackingmeals #backpackingresupply #whattoeatontrhuhike #backcountryfoodie
If you're preparing to thru-hike a long trail, you'll need to ensure you have enough food to sustain you along the way. That means doing some meal prep in advance. Here are 46 dietitian-created ultralight backpacking recipe ideas for inspiration! #bestbackpackingfood #hikingfoodideas #lightweightbackpackingfood #backcountryfoodie
Lake City, CO, is known for Cinnamon Pass to Silverton and Engineer Pass to Ouray, which can only be accessed by off-road vehicles. ATVs, Razors, and Jeeps. Rentals are available in town. However, there are two exceptional trails right in the town of Lake City, Ghost towns to explore, San Cristobal Lake, and so much more. An idyllic little corner of Colorado. A perfect Colorado getaway destination. #colroadovacation #lakecity
North Kaibab Trail to Redwall Bridge, located at the North Grand Canyon Rim, is thrilling as you head down into the inner canyon. You are physically challenged, yet a fantastic trek to get a feel for the Grand Canyon. We loved it! Spectacular! #grandcanyonnationalpark #northrimhikes #hiking
Backpacking is an amazing way to explore the outdoors and connect with nature, but having the right meal plan can mean the difference between a great trip and an awful one. With the right plan, you can save money, get more nutrient-dense meals, and still have plenty of energy to power you through those long days of hiking. In this article, we'll break down the steps necessary to create a personalized backpacking meal plan that works for you!
Lake City, CO, is known for Cinnamon Pass to Silverton and Engineer Pass to Ouray, which can only be accessed by off-road vehicles. ATVs, Razors, and Jeeps. Rentals are available in town. However, there are two exceptional trails right in the town of Lake City. We spent a few days hiking and a few days being tourists. Lake City is a joy to spend time with its surrounding peaks and an idyllic little corner of Colorado. The hikes we found are now two of our favorite trails. #coloradogetaway
Hiking gems in western Colorado that took our breath away and have brought us back every year. Starting with the best little mountain towns in Colorado, Ouray, Ridgway, and Telluride. However, the western slope is a variety of unique landscapes, from cacti to petroglyphs, to vistas, to areas far beyond the high mountain passes. When the passes are still covered in snow in spring, the high deserts of Colorado are calling… with sunshine and warmth.
Do you like overnight oats for breakfast? This easy-to-prepare cold soak backpacking recipe is our version of overnight oats packed with nutrition to fuel your adventures. #backpackingmealideas #coldsoakhikingfood #coldbackpackingrecipes #nocookhikingfood #hikingfoodideas #overnightoats #backcountryfoodie
Inter-Laken Trail is an all-season beautiful trek alongside glacier-carved alpine Twin Lakes that takes your breath away. The added destination to the historic late 1800s Inter-Laken Resort makes for an adventurous day. Perfect for families and avid hikers alike. #Colorado #winterhikes #Twinlakes
Winter hike, Browns Creek Falls, is finding a mind-blowing frozen waterfall deep in the canyons. The trek is full of views, snow-laden forests, sparkling snow field meadows, and snow-covered bridges — a sensational winter hike with unsurpassed beauty. Winter Hike, Colorado, Snowshoe, Hiking