Author: mountainmanpioneer

Homemade Fried Rice

Learning How to Make Fried Rice is dangerously easy and a valuable life skill. Once you learn, you’ll want to go ahead and double this recipe. It’s the trifecta of sweet, sticky, and savory, and it tastes even better reheated. Unlike the disappointing, lackluster, is there anything in here BUT rice? versions you’ve experienced in […]

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How to Safely Post Your Thru-Hike on Social Media

Many people are astounded when I tell them of my and Alex’s plans to thru-hike Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this summer. Their astonishment stems from a few areas, and is usually followed by some corresponding questions:
Physique: “Aren’t you like, going to die if you walk that far? How do you even train for something like that?” 
Mentality: “Won’t you be really bored? Can you go that long without your cell phone? Are you crazy?“
Time: “How long will that even take you? ...

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A Starter’s Guide to Sour Beers

If you’ve been to a brewery anytime within the last few years, chances are you’ve heard about sour beers. Whereas once it might have been difficult to find one at a local brewery, these days it seems like almost everyone in the craft beer world is brewing at least one sour beer. Like the name […]

A Triple Crowner’s Advice for Following Through on Your Hiking Goals

It’s January of a new decade and ’tis the season for ambitious lists, goals, and vision boards for the coming year—adventurous ambitions hopefully among them.
We set goals to push toward better versions of ourselves. Maybe it’s a peakbagging list, or getting more miles under those trail shoes so day hikes don’t end so painfully. Or maybe it’s finishing your first (or next) thru-hike or backpacking trip. Whatever it is, these projects can take a lot of preparation and energy to move forward. ...

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