Articles by: Sierra Davis

Trail Chef iPhone App & E-Book Review

Trail Chef iPhone App & E-Book Review

I’m a firm believer that everything tastes better in the backcountry after a long day on the trail. However, it takes some careful preplanning to[Read More…]

by August 4, 2015 0 comments Community, Gear
Kelty Women’s Catalyst 76 Review

Kelty Women’s Catalyst 76 Review

Hauling gear, food and clothes into the backcountry for anytime longer than a few days is a huge undertaking. In addition to logging serious millage[Read More…]

by July 23, 2015 0 comments Gear
Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeezes Review

Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeezes Review

Having snacks on hand in the backcountry is key for keeping energy high and the experience smooth (with or without kids!). But with limited possibilities, finding[Read More…]

by April 30, 2015 0 comments Gear
Paleo Meals to Go Review

Paleo Meals to Go Review

While I am firm believer that everything tastes better in the backcountry, finding lightweight options that provide ample calories, but don’t add bulk to your[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Food, Gear
Photo by Mt. Hood Territory Flickr.com

Top 8 Safety Tips for Winter Camping

Winter camping can be an incredible way to enjoy the wilderness year round – but there are inherent and hidden dangers. Adequate planning and preparation[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Skills
Photo by MIKI Yoshihito Flickr.com

Planning and Packing for Winter Backpacking

For those willing to brave cold temperatures, don multiple layers and take a few extra precautions, winter camping can be an incredible way to enjoy[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 0 comments Skills
TAMAGEAR Saddleback Midlayer Jacket Review

TAMAGEAR Saddleback Midlayer Jacket Review

In Colorado, we have a saying about the weather: If you don’t like it, wait five minutes. The dramatic weather shifts require a lot of[Read More…]

by January 6, 2015 0 comments Gear
Backpacking Storage Tips for Three Essentials

Backpacking Storage Tips for Three Essentials

Of course it’s more exciting to talk about getting outside and using our gear, but whether it’s due to a change in season or the[Read More…]

by November 3, 2014 0 comments Skills
Photo by Matt Matches Flickr.com

Just Add Water: Three Easy Backpacking Meals

After a full day in the wilderness, the last thing you have energy for is cooking an elaborate dinner. But, hiking to or around your campsite[Read More…]

by August 18, 2014 0 comments Food
Carefully consider each item you put into your pack and ask yourself if it’s necessary. An extra water bottle may take up unnecessary space if you’re packing a filtration system that can be used at water sources along the way.

9 Steps to Plan an Overnight Backcountry Trip

One: Choose your team. If this is your first time on an overnight backcountry trip, it is important to consider with whom you will be[Read More…]

by July 21, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills