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Camper: Jacob Palmborg

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Jacob Palmborg is a designer living in Brooklyn, NY who spends more time knee deep in water than most city dwellers I know. On any given day, you might find him diving off the side of a boat into blue waters with his wife Eileen or fly fishing with his handmade rod in…

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Grub: Breakfast in a bag

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There is nothing more luxurious than relighting your campfire in the morning. If you drink your coffee around the crackling fire, by the time the coals are glowing red you’ll be ready for a hearty breakfast. This morning meal is a magical one. Cooked entirely in a paper bag and…

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Grub: How to make your oatmeal awesome

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Oatmeal is a no-brainer for camping. It’s healthy, portable, and light in your backpack. But a plain packet of just add water oatmeal does not a delicious breakfast make. Some toppings or additions to your bowl will make this simple dish more of a meal. Oatmeal can be made sweet…

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Grub: How to make coffee while camping

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Is there anything better than stepping out of your tent in the morning, slipping shoes over woolen socks, and listening to the birds sing in the trees as you brew some coffee? I don’t think so. While the basic ingredients remain the same–coffee grounds and hot water–there are dozens of…

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Grub: Jen & Derek’s quickles

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These quickles or quick pickles are just as their name suggests: quick! Jen Werminski and Derek Smith shared it with us (read more about these awesome campers here). Use them as a garnish for salads, burgers, sandwiches, or steak. Or for a great camp dinner, tuck them into a French…

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Grub: Justin’s Nut Butters

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Have you seen these packets of Justin’s All-Natural Nut Butters? Their 1.15oz size makes them ideal for hikes or short backpacking trips. We like the peanut butter with crackers and a hot cup of coffee for breakfast or the chocolate hazelnut butter (like a better Nutella) or almond butter with apples…

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