This humble sock has earned a place in the hearts of many a discerning hiker. Cushioning along the bottom of the foot provides the perfect amount of support while a smooth, performance fit assures there is no slipping, no bunching, and no blisters. Fine gauge knitting makes this Merino Wool sock a true workhorse that is supremely comfortable, breathable and fast drying. This sock stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter, plus it is naturally antimicrobial which is a great feature when you need to get an extra day or two out of your socks.
So you’ve signed up for our 3-day climb of Mount Rainier, but are wondering what to pack for lunch each day. While we provide delicious, masterfully prepared, real-ingredient meals for breakfast and dinner, you’re right to take extra time to consider your snacks (known as “lunch” in the frontcountry!). Calories are fuel, and are almost […]
Welcome to our recurring series- Camp Chef! In this series of posts, we will discuss cooking in the backcountry and highlight some of our favorite recipes to use in a variety of situations. We will focus on simple, easy, and nutritious recipes that have proven delicious in the mountain environment, and offer related tips & […]
By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]