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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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Tips for Camping and Hiking at Altitude

 Camping and hiking high in the mountains are some of the great pleasures of vacation. You can look out at spectacular views, experience new sensations, learn about new flora and fauna, and just feel like you’ve really gotten away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life. But it is important to be prepared. This means being ready for the cold temperatures, the changing weather, and the changes that high altitude means for your body and your food. Doing anything at a high altitude means special accommodations need to be made for your health and safety. In this week’s article, we’ll look at two basic needs while in the high country: eating and drinking. Cooking Changes One important thing...

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All Of The Possibilities That Thermal Cooking Offers

Do you enjoy doing just about...anything? When it comes to our portable, flameless stove and MRE cooker here at Barocook, if you can think of an activity or a place that you spend time in, then the Barocook can perfectly pair with whatever it is that you have in mind. From the top of a tall mountain to deep below the Earth’s surface and quite literally everything in between, the Barocook is a versatile cooking solution that’s as easy to operate as it is convenient to use. In fact, we’d actually be hard-pressed to find an environment where the Barocook flameless stove system doesn’t work well. In hopes that today’s blog post inspires you to travel and venture around the...

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Emergency Preparedness Guidelines

It seems that there are few places to live in America where you don’t have to be prepared for some kind of natural disaster. Around the Gulf of Mexico and up the east coast, you have to be ready for hurricanes. Hurricanes can take down power lines and cut you off from commercial areas, leaving you stranded in your home for days. In the northeast, you have to be ready for a wicked nor’easter in the winter that can knock out power for days. All over the midwest, you could lose power during the winter or summer with one of the many powerful storms that bring blizzards or tornadoes, depending on the season. On the west coast, you have your...

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