Food Review: Sampling Freeze Dried Food from Wise Food Storage

Two Brothers Taste Test of Wise Food While I was at the Ellett Brothers Gun Show in South Carolina with my dad, I was lucky enough to run into Joe Rieck from Wise Food. We ended up talking to him about how much we liked prepping. Luckily my dad said that my brother and I […]

Trip Report: Goodwater Loop Round 3

Angela’s Big Adventure For the majority of the group hiking, we are no strangers to the 26-mile trail that travels around Lake Georgetown.  If you want to see a little of our history in the area, you can check out our attempted mountain bike trip or our first hike of the trail.  BeeGee, Angela, Jack, and I headed out […]

Recipe: Backpacking Pancakes

Easy Backpacking Pancakes I have been on the lookout for new recipes to try on our trips.  One of these recipes was for easy pancakes, which I tried during our trip to Pedernales Falls State Park.  I usually just eat instant oatmeal for breakfast, but I decided there might be something even better out there. […]

Trip Report: Pedernales Falls Day 3

Trip Report: Backpacking Pedernales Falls Day 3 It’s time for the 3rd and final day of our recent trip to Pedernales Falls State Park.  If you missed out on the past fun, make sure you check out Day 1 and Day 2 of the trip.  Breaking Camp Once again, I was glad to be awake, […]

Trip Report: Pedernales Falls Day 2

Day 2 Backpacking Pedernales Falls State Park If you just started reading, this is the second day our backpacking trip in Pedernales Falls State Park.  Make you sure you catch up by reading Day 1’s and Day 3’s trip reports.  Jack eating breakfast at Pedernales Falls State Park.  Getting energy for a long day of hiking. […]

Trip Report: Pedernales Falls Day 1

Day 1 of Pedernales Falls State Park In December, the majority of the team (BeeGee, Jack, and Jarrett) met up for an easy backpacking trip at Pedernales Falls State Park.  It was a great trip and the weather remained mostly nice.  There was no rain and the weather never got too cold. Follow the adventure […]

Our Wish List for 2015

Our Goals and Wishes for 2015 It is only tradition to prepare a set of goals for the New Year’s, and we have been thinking about all the fun things that we would like to do in 2015.  More likely, these goals will end up being more of a wish list than anything else.  I […]

Gear Review: Ahnu Montara Boots

My New Boots: Ahnu Montara Boots Three weeks ago, I needed black or brown polishable comfortable work boots for my new job. The human resources woman suggested $30 polishable tennis shoes from Wal-Mart; but when I talked to my dad (who is on his feet all the time for his job); I was convinced I needed […]

BeeGee’s Gear List

The Gear BeeGee Brings on Our Hikes Finally, back from Thanksgiving with the family and all the Holiday travel, and I hope your Thanksgiving was a great one.  As I promised previously, I will be covering all the gear that BeeGee carries or has me carry for her.  The list varies by season, but the […]

Gear Review: High Sierra Wahoo Hydration Pack

High Sierra Wahoo Hydration Pack Review Background and design: When you’re on the trail for the day, two of the last things you want to worry about are having enough space to pack what you need and having to find a place to refill your dihydrogen monoxide stock. Available through Amazon here, this was another […]