Calorie Planning for Backcountry Adventures

When planning a menu for a backcountry adventure, time of year and type of activity largely determines the number of calories required. These factors combined with personal appetite levels and gender differences, means there is a wide range for calorie requirements... read more

The Importance of Hydration & Electrolytes

While planning menus for our backcountry food services, and when creating recipes for our dehydrated dinner entrées, full consideration is given to salt and electrolytes. Many of us monitor our sodium intake and while this is very important – critical for some... read more

Emergency preparedness is a good thing!

There is an abundance of information and advice available about preparing for emergencies and what should be in an emergency preparedness kit for your home and business. Of the many things in common, authors all agree on having a minimum of three (3) days food that... read more