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Keeping energized while backpacking enables you to push farther along the trail to get to that fantastic vista you’re after, making backcountry cooking a key skill. Hygiene, bear safety, culinary creativeness and kitchen efficiency make backcountry cooking a life-time skill. Enjoy our articles and tips on how to maintain a top-notch kitchen in the wild.

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French Toast

By: Elizabeth Kwak-Hefferan

American Alpine Institute guide Andy Stephen swears by these decadent treats, especially on rest days when he has the time[...]

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Hash Browns & Eggs

By: Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

This classic diner combo, a favorite of cookbook author and former NOLS instructor Molly Absolon, delivers carbs for fast energy,[...]

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