Three Things You Need to Make the Perfect Camp Breakfast

Three Things You Need to Make the Perfect Camp Breakfast

Camp Breakfast Camp cooking is somewhat of an art. When the right person in camp does the cooking, the meal can seem like one of the best you have ever tasted. Breakfast is no exception, as a great camp breakfast will rank right up there with your favorite breakfast restaurant or omelet bar. If you want to cook the perfect camp meal to start the day, here are three things you’ll need to make it happen. Camp Stove Nothing is quite as important to a great camp breakfast than just the right camp stove. If you’re happy with instant breakfast that can be made by adding some freeze-dried ingredients to a pan of boiling water, a tiny, backpacking-type stove will be fine for your purposes.

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4 Rookie Mistakes Made by First-Time Backpackers

4 Rookie Mistakes Made by First-Time Backpackers

Rookie Mistakes Rookie Mistakes – “Where is it? It has to be here somewhere.” I was standing in a parking lot in Yellowstone National Park staring at a mess of gear strewn across the pavement. “Where’s the rainfly for the tent?” One thousand miles away in my apartment in Dana Point, Calif., that’s where it was. Because I didn’t double-check all of my gear before I departed, I didn’t realize the rainfly was in a stuff sack in my closet. So, during a 70-mile journey through the soaking Yellowstone backcountry, I struggled. Each evening I had to fold and shape a rectangular blue tarp into a dome-shaped fly. The word “origami” comes to mind. Although this wasn’t my first backpacking trip, my failure to thoroughly

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