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Hack The Pack Recipe Contest : Winning Submissions

Chocolate Peanut Butter Top Ramen Bars with Himalayan Pink Sea Salt   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 15 mins   This sweet and salty recipe is great as an energy booster snack on a ...

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Give Crabbing A Try At Kelly’s Brighton Marina

Kelly’s Brighton Marina was one of the week’s highlights on our trip to the Oregon coast.  I grew up fishing in the Midwest, and while I like to eat crab, I don’t know the first thing about how to catch ...

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Outdoor Cook’s Buying Guide: Fun Stuff Less Than $100

Have you got a camp cook … or at least a wannabe … on your gift buying list for a birthday, anniversary, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day … or just because? Consider yourself lucky! You’re never going to run out ...

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Keep Your Desk Job In Motion With The Fluidstance Plane

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If you’re a weekend warrior you’ll love “surfing” on the Fluidstance Plane. I purchased a standing desk almost a year ago and it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I picked up a Varidesk, because if I ...

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On The Line : An Interview with Chris Funk of Zippo

A Flame Ready for Anything An interview with Chris Funk of Zippo You’ve seen the 50 Campfires ads hinting at a new line of Zippo fire starting products. The time has finally come to spill the beans on what is ...

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Big & Bigger Geocaching News

If you’re into geocaching (and who isn’t???) geocaching.com made two big announcements in the last week. How addicted you are will determine which piece of geocaching news you think is “bigger.” Announcement #1: 3,000,000 The planet on which we live ...

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Death At The Desk: 7 Ways To Stay More Active At Work

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Here is the problem simply put: you move around a lot on the weekend, and for eight hours a day Monday thru Friday your movement is very limited. You’re wondering how to stay more active at work. It’s very common ...

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In The Can: Everybody’s Brewing – White Salmon, WA

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The locals in White Salmon, Washington like good food and well crafted beer. When they get a hankering for both, and a clear day is offering up a stunning view of Mt. Hood, they head over to Everybody’s Brewing. It’s ...

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Dean’s Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast

This Dutch oven breakfast bake has a tangy, creamy flavor you don’t find in your average mountain man breakfast. Give it a shot. Dean's Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins ...

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Dean’s Dip Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Leftover campfire baked potatoes from last night’s feast? No problem. You’ll be making extras from now on, just so you have enough to make this salad, too. It’s delicious and simple if you have Dean’s French Onion Dip in the ...

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