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Backcountry Cooking 101 · Wednesday, November 25th

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Organized by: Melissa Bernstein.

Start: Wednesday, Nov. 25th, 7:00 pm


Do you like cooking? Or a better question is do you like eating? Do you strive to eat delicious food on trips? Do you want tips on how to stay warm and energized on long and cold trips? Do you take photos of your food and want to flex on your friends and family for making really good (or at least visually appealing) food (and taking photos is possibly the main reason why your phone battery goes down so quick on trips)? Are you working on your MSR sponsorship like me?... If so, this "trip" is for you.

Idk why I named it Backcountry Cooking 101 cause I'm definitely no expert. I do like the backcountry and I find cooking enjoyable. And 101 is the number after 100. I can share things that some folks might find helpful and at least amusing.

With the new and ever-changing covid restrictions, I thought it would be fun to do a virtual cooking "trip". I wanted to post a "trip" that's social to keep people stoked for when we can be outside again. And food is important for survival, inside or out. :D

7-9pm ish Wednesday Nov 26


I haven't decided on the exact format yet but something where folks can share best backcountry meals, lightweight meal ideas, dehydrator tips, and stories of good (and bad) meals! Maybe I'll show my recent haul from Famous Foods (spoiler: lets just say I tested out a 60L pack very well).

For a teaser, I have a stories of Tom Curran making some interesting meals on a workhike to Burton/Sphinx Hut early September. I will be nice, I promise. <3

If this "trip" gets popular, we can split out into zoom breakout rooms. I've never used breakout rooms but I'm sure I can figure it out. Heck, I've never even created my own zoom link lmao. Hopefully my computer science degree will finally come in hand. This will be very social.

Join me!



Update Nov 23:

I have recruied some 'experts' in the field for some 'special' topics. Email me if you have a fun topic you'd to talk about and I'd love to add you to the list. The more the merrier!...

Special topics currently include Nutrition, Vegan Backcountry Meals, Mountaineering Foods/How to make hot chocolate.

Also, I don't have zoom premium so I can't easily do breakout rooms. If anyone with a zoom premium account who is coming to this trip and is willing to create a zoom link for this event, please email me and I will be forever grateful!

Posted: 2020-11-19 22:51:06
Last modified: 2020-11-23 15:58:32