A view from the south rim of Big Bend National Park, my favorite reading perch.

Big Bend Backpacking Bookworm

On our backpacking vacations, I am always a bookworm. We listen to audiobooks in the car on the way to whatever our destination is. Of course, I also pile on the books into my kindle to enjoy on hiking breaks. When we backpack in the winter, we tend to have a lot of extra time…

Whole30 Backpacking Breakfast: Fruit Leather Trail Smoothies

In preparation to our trip to Big Bend National Park, the dehydrator was running at a near continuous clip. Since the last time we went backpacking, my diet has changed  significantly with Whole30 and other changes that I have made. For example, I eat breakfast fairly late, and I more or less only eat two…

The primary destination of our road trip was Big Bend National Park, and we made sure to visit the south rim again.

Road Trip Round-Up: Adventuring on a Whole30 Diet

We returned from a glorious road trip and backpacking vacation in Texas and New Mexico to a fridge that had missed us so much that it died in our absence. Of course, we returned from vacation when the wind chill was -20 degrees and our fridge was mostly empty… so our fridge chose an opportune…