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Backpacking And Camping Meal Tips Using A Thermal Cooker From Barocook

Nearly everyone appreciates the natural beauty and wonder of the outdoors, but being deep in nature comes with certain sacrifices relative to modern conveniences. You can’t just microwave a Hot Pocket at your campsite, after all (unless you’re camping with an RV or “glamping,” as they call it, but that’s beside the point and not the type of camping that we’re referring to.) Eating trail mix is easy and convenient, but let’s be real - no one wants to solely survive off of nuts and raisins for a few days on end, or even longer. Rather, when you’re out in the backcountry putting in full days of activity, you’ll want quality food that will nourish you, strengthen you, revitalize you...

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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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Wilderness Camping Safety Tips 2/2

In our last article, we looked at some dangers that backwoods campers can face while out in the mountains. We are using the Colorado Rockies as our example since Rocky Mountain National Park offers campers plenty of opportunities to get out into nature with little chance of seeing other campers. In this week’s article, we’ll cover the dangers posed by wildlife and offer some basic advice to dealing with encounters, close and otherwise, so that you and the animals stay safe and happy. We are Barocook, makers of an amazing cooking device that allows you to have a hot meal even when you have no power or fire. Our flameless ration cooker is the perfect thing for your camping kitchen....

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Not your average camping experience

When you think camping you probably think tent, hot dogs, and trees. Lots and lots of trees. But with so many beautiful places to go and visit, why limit yourself to just the forest? With Barocook, camping isn't just for the mountains. Supplying you with all the camping cooking supplies that you need to make your camping experience the adventure of the year, we decided that it would be a good idea to fill you in on exactly what you should bring with you to the beach.Pack your suit, bring a blanket, and leave your shoes behind! There can't be that much to it, it's beach camping. Okay, so maybe you’ll want to be a little more prepared. Even for...

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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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