The Ultimate Havasu Falls Guide to Backpacking & Camping

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Planning Your Trip to Havasu Falls and The Havasupai Reservation Havasu Falls and the surrounding Havasupai reservation is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking places on the planet. Marked by incredibly clear turquoise water and brilliant red rock faces, Havasupai is the land that time forgot. You can almost expect to see prehistoric creatures roaming through the trees. Part of...

The 5 Breathtaking Waterfalls of Havasupai

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Havasupai is a magical land marked by amazingly beautiful turquoise blue waters and brilliant red rock faces. Traveling to these waterfalls in Havasu Canyon feels like you're leaving the US entirely and certainly doesn't feel like The Grand Canyon. The remote area is very off-the-grid and hard to get to, which is part of what makes it such a...

10 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint & Impact Climate Change

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President Donald Trump announced on June 1 that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the U.N.-backed Paris climate accords, much to the dismay and shock of many Americans. The Paris agreement is global pact to fight climate change by limiting carbon emissions, adopting clean energy practices, and phasing out fossil fuels. Climate change is an issue that effects every...

3-Day Vegetarian Backpacking Meal Plan Ideas

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There are so many different options for backpacking foods and meal plans - less so if you're a vegetarian like me, but there are still a bunch of them out there! I personally enjoy putting a meal plan together when backpacking or camping. It's a challenge to get as much variation as possible without bringing a ton of stuff....

Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito

This is one of the best things to wake up to on your first morning camping. Make this the night or morning before you leave and then all you have to do is heat it up! Ingredients (for 2) 2 small potatos 4 eggs 1 onion 2 veggies sausages 2 tortillas cheese olive oil salt and pepper foil Instructions: At home: Cut the potato into bite sized pieces and cook it over...

Calculating Calories: How Much Food To Take Backpacking

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How Much Food Should I Take Backpacking? This will depend on your metabolism and how active you're being during your trip, but just for a rough general ball park estimate, around 1.5 lbs (or 3,000 calories) per day is a good starting point for most people. Factors To Consider When Packing Food Your weight Your metabolism Miles traveled per day ...

Essential Backpacking Gear Checklist For Ultralight Packs

medianet_width = "728"; medianet_height = "90"; medianet_crid = "984368101"; medianet_versionId = "3111299"; Essential Backpacking Gear For Any Location This is your standard essential gear that will always be with you on every trip. Trail Backpack: Tactical Waterproof Backpack Tent: Big Agnes Weight: 2lbs,...

What is Palm Oil and Why It’s Killing The Environment

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Palm oil is a vegetable oil that is derived from the mesocarp of the fruit of the oil palms and it's in just about everything. Not only is it edible and used in a lot of foods, but it's also used in cooking oil, margarine, shampoos, cosmetics, waxes you name it! Over 50 tons of palm oils is consumed...

Lemon Goat Cheese Pasta Foil Packet

This is one of my absolute favorites! Who doesn't love goat cheese and lemon? It's so good and easy that I sometimes make it at home too. There's no "wrong way" to put this together. It's mostly just improv - add the amounts of each ingredient that sounds good to you! Ingredients (for 2 packets): Spaghetti of your choice 3...

Outdoor Ethics & The Principles of Leave No Trace, Leave No Footprint

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The Best Environmental Practices To Reduce Your Impact When enjoying and adventuring in the outdoors there is a set of standards and ethics that are best practices for everyone to abide by. These are not rules or regulations and there are no penalties for not following them (other than shame from your fellow campers), but they help to keep our...