We love our favorite outdoor spaces. We love these places so much that some want to share them and others want to keep them secret. Above all else, we do not want to love our favorite places to death. These wild spaces are affected by every visitor, every footstep, and every crumb we leave behind. Each visitor may seem like a drop in the bucket, but how heavy does that bucket become once it is full?Read More
…The exploration goes back decades; I started receiving cookbooks as gifts when I was old enough to read them and took my first cooking class when I was just 17, a Chinese cooking class at a community college. I don’t remember why I chose it, but to this day I remember the techniques learned in the class, and the experience of creating food that was not at all familiar to me. I still thrill at…Read More
Tune in with Mark Lehrbass (Astro photographer and Food For The Sole employee) to learn all about how to stay on top of your game when the going gets dark on the trail. Hear the tips and tricks from someone who thrives in a night time environment!Read More
“…the two primary concerns of any object you place in your pack are: How much does this weigh, and how much space does this take up? Given the constant pursuit of the next lightest and best thing (looking at you gear junkies), what if you just removed the object entirely? The object in question is the stove.”Read More
Thinking about taking off on your first backpacking trip? Here are some useful things to consider! Where to go, what to bring, logistics, and LNT principals.Read More
As a child, Julie wasn’t known for being what you’d call a cooperative backpacker. She’ll be the first to tell the story of how her parents would “take shifts” walking with her. One parent would zip off ahead ….Read More
One tradition that led me to one of our most popular meals at Food for the Sole was sitting in my mothers-in-law’s kitchen, watching her cook. Diana, my M-I-L, was a truly remarkable woman. I often liken her to a cross between Katherine Hepburn and Julia Child…Read More
Here at Food for the Sole we LOVE being creative and unique with our ingredients. All of our meals are vegetarian (and vegan), and people frequently ask us “what are your favorite ingredients and why do you use the ingredients you use?” Here are 8 of our favorite ingredients!Read More
Planning your next outdoor adventure can be overwhelming. There are so many different parks and monuments worth visiting, each with its own permits and rules to follow. What’s the difference between them? Where should you go?Read More
Do you ever imagine a world in which you are blissfully unaware of the latest movies, political maneuvers, memes and music? Yet at the same time you are more connected to the world than ever before. It’s changing of seasons, cycles of the moon, transformation of body and landscape.
Renee explores a new term JOMO. Think FOMO, but with a new twist.Read More
We frequently get asked the question: “is it easy to eat vegan or vegetarian while backpacking?
The simple answer is that maintaining a vegan or vegetarian diet is a remarkably easy and healthy choice.
Read more for tips and tricks from yours truely!Read More