6 Real Meal Replacement Bars
Aug 29, 2019

6 Real Meal Replacement Bars

There is a seemingly endless supply of energy and granola-type bars with the word “meal replacement” gracing their wrapper. Here are the 6 that really make the cut as meal replacement bars.
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How Much Water Should I Put in My Pack?
Jul 11, 2019

How Much Water Should I Put in My Pack?

Finally answering the question, "how much water should I carry on my back at any one given time?" especially while traveling in the backcountry.
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Why Pop-Tarts Are Great Backcountry Fuel
Jul 03, 2019

Why Pop-Tarts Are Great Backcountry Fuel

Pop-Tarts are the epitome of junk food, aren’t they?  A white-flour based crust that leaves behind a white residue on...
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Why Salt is Essential Backcountry Fuel
May 03, 2019

Why Salt is Essential Backcountry Fuel

When pushing ourselves at high altitudes, high heat, and high intensity, we need to be staying hydrated, which begins with stocking up on salt.
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How to Balance Carbs and Protein in the Backcountry
Mar 28, 2019

How to Balance Carbs and Protein in the Backcountry

Perfection. 10 out of 10. 100.%.  It’s a tough mark to hit, yet we all seem to aim for it...
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Aron Snyder's Backcountry Food Plan
Mar 26, 2019

Aron Snyder's Backcountry Food Plan

A longtime backpack hunter, high country hiker and fisherman and as President of Kifaru International, Aron Snyder spends more than 150 days per year in the backcountry. As a result, Aron gets many opportunities to dial in his backcountry food list. 

Here are his favorites for a weekend in the Colorado alpine. 

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The Ultimate Shed Hunter's Pack List
Mar 06, 2019

The Ultimate Shed Hunter's Pack List

A common question brought up amongst both experienced shed hunters and newly introduced enthusiasts is “What should I take in my pack?”
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Fuel for a Wintery Backcountry Day
Feb 21, 2019

Fuel for a Wintery Backcountry Day

Often times, if I go out for a short tour, I would just throw a cheap granola bar in my pocket and nearly break a tooth trying to choke it down, but I now have some options in my cupboard. Here is my optimal pack list for staying fueled on a day in the winter backcountry.
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