Articles by: David Lowman

Dehydrated Backpack Meals

Dehydrated Backpack Meals

Since sauces are a great way to add flavor to any good meal, I like to make a sauce and dehydrate it to something like fruit leather and add it to the mix in camp. Once again you can be creative. Spaghetti, Brown Gravy, Sweet and Sour, Chow Mein, Fried Rice, and many more sauces can be added to whatever meal you decide to create. If you don’t want to dehydrate your own sauces, just look in the grocery store dried sauces section. I like the fried rice mix.

by April 26, 2011 0 comments Food
Olympic National Park Through Hike Part 2

Olympic National Park Through Hike Part 2

Everyone’s spirits were high and filled with expectations of the trail ahead…and hopefully meeting our other group coming from the West. I was thinking about almost nothing when I heard someone below me yelling. I turned around to see someone holding up the hoof of a deer.

by April 1, 2011 0 comments Trails
Olympic National Park Through Hike

Olympic National Park Through Hike

In late July last summer fourteen of us set out to cross the width of the Olympic Mountains. Seven travelled from the East and seven from the West. I was leading the group from the West and an old friend was leading the group from the East. To make it more interesting, we planned to meet in the middle for a day.

by March 1, 2011 0 comments Trails
The Relentless Skyline

The Relentless Skyline

Not far beyond Irely Lake the trail began its ascent. Now the heat and humidity became an even bigger factor

by February 1, 2011 0 comments Trails
Langtang Valley Trek – Nepal

Langtang Valley Trek – Nepal

Nepal is just about on the opposite side of the world from here and almost 12 hours time difference. It took about 38 hours to get there. ……..

by January 3, 2011 0 comments Fireside