detailed trip report of backpacking the john muir trail

Tales From The Trail: Backpacking the John Muir Trail in 19 Days

Few things match the thrill of completing a childhood dream. And for Emma (trail name Pepper), that's exactly what thru-hiking the John Muir Trail was! A childhood dream come true. Read Pepper's backpacking journey here!

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5 Uses For Freeze-Dried Food

5 Uses For Freeze-Dried Food

Life is busy - sometimes overwhelmingly busy - and often it's our health that suffers from being on the go too much. Because freeze-dried meals are shelf-stable and good to go as is, they can be taken on adventures, airplane journeys, live in the car, your gym duffle bag, or your cubicle in the office. So, how can you incorporate them into your lifestyle?

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Bushka's Kitchen Product Reviews in Out There Outdoors

Bushka's Kitchen Featured in September Edition of 'Out There Outdoors'!

Fall ushers in a big push to spreading the news about our utterly delicious freeze-dried meals. But don't just believe my word that Bushka meals are drool worthy. We've been featured in the September issue of Out There Outdoors, and I think the product reviews are a testament to our obsession with quality and taste.

The review focuses on two of our products: the Unstuffed Italian Pepper and the Pork Harvest Bowl.

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Emma Massick Backpacking John Muir Trail Freeze-Dried Food

Emma Massick & Backpacking the John Muir Trail

My name is Emma Massick, but on the trails I go by Pepper. I put pepper on everything! I even filled both sides of my backpacking salt/pepper shaker with pepper because I felt like it was more important to me than salt!
I am about to embark on a 3 week solo backpacking trip along the John Muir Trail. Follow my journey!

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