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Barocook Pouch with Mountain House Meals

It's really simple and clean to use the Mountain House, Food Insurance or other mylar bag meals with the portable, eco-friendly Barocook Pouches. Click here to order some for your next adventure.

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The Least Crowded National Parks

There are many national parks to choose from, but some such as the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone tend to be frequented by millions each year due to their uniqueness. But if you've already visited many of the popular national parks and are looking for something less crowded, then you're in luck. Find out which parks you can enjoy without the large crowds. Read more at The Least Crowded National Parks

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No Flame, No Problem? A Review of the Barocook Flameless Cooking System

The small packet reacted ferociously within seconds of adding water, an entertaining display of chemistry that soon began pumping out enough heat to cook a simple meal. As my test of the Barocook flameless cooking system revealed, this novel addition to the pantheon of backcountry cooking options does work, but at a cost of both money and weight. Overall, it’s more of a novelty than a go-to cook system, though it does have potential value for inside-the-tent use during severe weather, especially in winter conditions. Here’s how it works. The cook system consists of four components: an outer plastic container, an inner stainless steel pot that nests closely inside, a plastic lid that clamps down over the top, and a...

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