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Camping Food Safety

Is there anything that can possibly beat dining in the great outdoors? Enjoying coffee while the sun comes up (made possible by our Thermal Cafe Mug), savoring pastas or stews as the stars settle in—eating outside is one of the best things you can do. It’s almost as if meals have a heightened flavor, and you certainly end up appreciating the food more. Yet with camping outside and eating outside comes its fair share of risks, which is why it’s important to know the proper food safety for when you’re in the mountains, woods and beyond. Take a look at some key food safety tips to implement on your next trip, and invest in the best flameless cookware from Barocook today....

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Planning a Backpacking Trip, Part II

Welcome back to our series on backpacking! In our first blog on planning a backpacking trip, we went over some of the essential preparation measures and factors to consider. Part II on backpacking is all the tips you need to know for when you’re out on your trip. Take a look at our tips, and find the best in flameless cookware from Barocook today! Know Your Limits You might have an idea of how far you want to go out, such as hiking out 10-12 miles and setting up camp. However, it is far more important to listen to your body than to adhere to a strict plan. This is especially necessary to consider when in an environment that differs...

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Planning a Backpacking Trip, Part I

One of the best experiences a person can try is backpacking. Removing yourself from the buildings, the people, and the general hustle and bustle can be one of the best ways to reconnect with the most important things in life. Backpacking is a step above camping in terms of a reset, because there are even less resources readily available. You have less with backpacking, but in this way, you have so much more. In the moments of backpacking, you understand how great and vast our world is, and how lucky you are to be a part of it. Planning a backpacking trip can seem like a somewhat daunting task, but it is completely worth it and definitely attainable. In Part...

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The Dangers Of Open Camp Fires

If you are an avid camper, we ask, what is your favorite part? Maybe it's the sunsets. Or the uninterrupted view of nature. The fresh mountain air. Or maybe the laughter around a fire. And who can forget the food? That delicious, freshly prepared, camp style goodness everyone loves. Ask any experienced camper and I’m sure you will get some sort of response like this. Part of the whole camping experience is the food; and who’s to blame? We thoroughly enjoy that too.  But when camping in a forest, there is always the possibility of danger. Most obviously, when you start an open fire camping, you open the door to forest fires. However, there’s more than just that. Welcome to...

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Some Myths About Backpacking Gear And Camping Cooking Supplies

When it comes to having the proper supplies to maximize your backpacking and camping adventures, you’ll want high-quality gear that’s durable, light, efficient, and actually works. Fortunately, an MRE heater like the Barocook meets these criteria. If you’ve ever planned for a backpacking or camping trip, however, you might be familiar with the seemingly overwhelming amount of outdoors products and gear that’s out there on the market. Ever been to stores like REI or Cabelas? There’s so much nice gear to choose from that you might not know where to get started. We Share Your Passion For The Outdoors That’s why Barocook is dedicating today’s blog post to uncovering some myths about backpacking gear and camping cooking supplies - things...

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