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...