Lake Verna: A First Adventure

About a month ago, a plan had been hatched with my friend and coworker, Dave, to do a backpacking trip to Lake Verna, a first adventure, from the East Inlet Trailhead inside of Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). This would be the first backcountry backpacking trip for both of us! Most hikers who make the … Continue reading Lake Verna: A First Adventure

Dave’s Backcountry Adventure

Dave Carlos ~ Backcountry Adventurer Hi fellow adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts. My name is Dave, and this is the story of my very first backpacking trip and backcountry adventure in the beautiful state of Colorado! And, it all began with a good friend and coworker of mine, Larry, who is the man behind the scenes … Continue reading Dave’s Backcountry Adventure

Lodge Camp Dutch Oven

During the summer of 2017, we had talked about getting a dutch oven but it had never happened. Our 2018 summer started off with two Rome Industries pudgie pie irons, and we have cooked some really good pies with them (please see our review about these). And again, the subject of a dutch oven came … Continue reading Lodge Camp Dutch Oven

Pudgie Pies – A Campfire Delicacy

Rome Industries Pie Iron - Square & Round: I had carefully reviewed different brands of pie irons, and settled on this brand because it is the one used/recommended by the Wisconsin pie iron chefs who wrote the Pudgie Pie Revolution cookbook(s).  And, we could not be happier! We have used this iron a few times … Continue reading Pudgie Pies – A Campfire Delicacy