A Fork in the Trail, Laurie Ann March, sweet potatoes recipes, camping dinner recipes

Friday Foods – Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a fall staple and are packed with nutrition and flavor. This recipe from A Fork in the Trail can be accented with a little sprinkle of cinnamon before serving. Chipotle Sweet Potatoes Makes 2 servings 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1...

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#LivethePCT, Jordan Summers, Pacific Crest Trail guide, Wilderness Press, thru-hiking, best bevy spot PCT

What Jordan Packed for his PCT Thru-Hike

Ah, the life of a PCT thru-hiker. Carrying all your worldly possessions on your back day in and day out, not unlike a turtle. Since I've done this thru-hiking thing a time or three, I have a pretty good grasp on what exactly I need,...

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A Fork in the Trail, Laurie Ann March, chili recipes, camping dinner recipes

Friday Foods – Bean and Mushroom Chili

This chili from A Fork in the Trail includes four types of beans and is the perfect way to fight off the chill in the fall air. Try adding a tablespoon of cocoa powder to enhance the flavors. Bean and Mushroom Chili Makes 3-4 servings 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/4 cups...

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A Fork in the Trail, Laurie Ann March, harvest bar recipes, camping breakfast recipes

Friday Foods – Maple Pecan Quinoa

Even mornings in early fall start to have a little chill in the air that says, "Winter is coming." Bet you've never heard that phrase, huh? This cereal from A Fork in the Trail is as warm and comforting as a bowl of oatmeal but packs a lot more...

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Lassen Volcanic National Park, Cinder Cone, volcano hikes, northern California hiking,

Hike Inside a Volcano in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Back in June, I got to meet Mike White, author of Lassen Volcanic National Park, at two Sportsman's Warehouse events in Reno and Carson City, Nevada. He strongly encouraged the #YourLead van to pay a visit to Lassen Volcanic National Park, an often-overlooked park nestled in...

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A Fork in the Trail, Laurie Ann March, harvest bar recipes, camping breakfast recipes

Friday Foods – Harvest Bars

September means that it's officially fall food season! Bring on the pumpkin, the maple, and the hearty, comforting meals. This baked bar from A Fork in the Trail can be eaten as breakfast or a snack, and contains just the right amount of nutmeg to taste like September, if...

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#NPS100, National Park Service, Death Valley National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Grand Tetons National Park, Crater Lake National Park,

100 Years of the National Park Service

In August, America celebrated one of the greatest birthdays of all (in our opinion)—the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We are so fortunate to have protected places like these. [caption id="attachment_3963" align="alignnone" width="640"] Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the...

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PCT Days

PCT Days celebrates its 10th anniversary

PCT Days celebrated its 10th anniversary this year in a typically jubilant and down-to-earth style. Current thru-hikers mixed with PCT alumni and local section hikers at Oregon's Cascade Locks Marine Park, while a lineup of outdoor adventure retailers and cottage-industry folks displayed products ranging from...

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