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The Origins of GORP
March 9, 2020
Where did the beloved outdoor snack come from?
Camp Recipe: Chicken Tzatziki Skewers
Fresh Off the Grid
These Greek-inspired chicken skewers with Tzatziki sauce are the perfect way to kick off the start of grilling season.
Camping Cinnamon Rolls
So, can you really make camping cinnamon rolls in the backcountry? Yes, it is possible. We walk you through the basics for this ooey-gooey yummy goodness.
Kayak Camping Recipe: Savory Pancakes
For your next overnight or multiday paddle trip, check out these tips and test out our simple and delicious recipe: savory pancakes.
Camping Recipes: Sweet Potato & Chorizo Breakfast Hash
Fresh Off the Grid
Perfect for a chilly fall morning, this hearty breakfast skillet recipe is a great way to start the day.
How to Restore (and then Cook on) Cast Iron
Need to clean up a worn dutch oven? These easy tips will get your cast iron cookware looking like new again. Make your camp cookouts are better than ever!
How to Create a Backpacking Menu at a Gas Station
If you’re like me, and I really hope you aren’t, you are incapable of thinking about the future. Instead, you like to procrastinate planning...
Literally, Just a List of the Grossest Things We’ve Eaten Outdoors
Not all of them tasted bad… Things slow around the campfire? In the middle of an awkward first date? Here’s a sure-fire way to kickstart ...
8 Essentials for the Perfect Picnic
Having a picnic seems easy, right? Think again. Here’s everything you need to pack and everything you need to know about proper picnicking.
Backpack Better: How to Create a Weekend Menu for Less Than $25
Kiss your days of tuna-mac goodbye Once you have the gear, backpacking isn’t expensive. A night under the stars is free, and feels freein...
How to Cook Campfire Paella
A recipe for cooking the traditional Spanish meal over an open fire A Spanish friend once taught me how to make a Spanish tortilla, a cla...
Homemade Jerky Recipe
Jerky is good. Homemade jerky is better. We have all the info you need to make something yummy for your next adventure.