As July leads into August, the heat and humidity become a constant nemesis. A trial to endure. If you’re fortunate you can escape by fleeing to the closest closed air-conditioned environment: work, movie theater, idling car (PRO TIP: don’t do that). But you don’t have to let the summer sun rule the scene. Here a fewContinue reading


We’ll give credit where it’s due: just-add-hot-water meals have infinitely improved since the sad days of Ramen and college dorms. But that shouldn’t mean you only eat ready-made dishes on multi-day backpacking or paddling trips. In fact, your first night should be dedicated to true decadence. Think steak with Argentine chimichurri sauce, cooked peppers, cheese, andContinue reading