Nothing says summer like a campfire in the woods. The crackle of wood, the wafts of smoke and, of course, the sweet, sweet taste of s’mores hitting your lips. Generations of kids and adults alike have been participating in the time-honored tradition of s’mores around the campfire, but few have ventured beyond the standard graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow, a.k.a. The 1.0.
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Remember back to the days at summer camp filled with s’mores and ghost stories around a campfire? For those of you who received a coveted canoeing merit badge as a kid, canoes seem like a bit of a forgotten mode of water transportation in our current world of stand-up paddle boards and flyboards. Canoes might not be the newest kids on the block, but it’s tough to beat a nice, classic canoe for a fun day out on the lake.
A quiz about our favorite fruit juice
Oh, wine, how we love you so. You brighten any occasion and make life’s moments just a little bit sweeter. It was Robert Louis Stevenson who famously wrote, “Wine is bottled poetry” and we couldn’t agree more. With that in mind, we wanted to dedicate this week’s blog entry to all the fellow wine lovers out there.
The days are getting longer.
The snow is receding.
The frozen lakes are melting.
That can only mean one thing — SHOULDER SEASON IS HERE!
Shoulder season comes twice a year and goes by many names: mud season, in-between season, road trip season, temporada media, etc. For those of you who don’t have the luxury of living in the mountains, shoulder season is that time of year that’s not quite winter but not quite spring (or not quite fall but not quite winter). It’s usually accompanied by dreary, rainy days and can lead directly to an increase in drinking alone while you dream of sunnier times.
Pro tips for surprising your adventure partner
PRO TIP #1: DO SOME SECRET PREPPING.
Pack everything you need for an easy backcountry meal that you think your significant other will be into. Don't forget to bring water. Chop all your veggies ahead of time, gather your ingredients, and stash them in a gear box shoved into the bottom of your pack.