S’more Good Hiking Posts – The Sweetest Reads of the Week #1

It’s time for a campfire, some good company and S’mores – S’more Good Hiking Posts, that is. Here’s a collection of some of the sweetest reads I’ve found around the web this week.

You’re So Cheesy!

Anyone else crave cheese when you’re out on the trail? If you’re going for a day hike, it’s generally not a problem. BUT what about long hikes and backpacking trips? What’s the best cheese to take with you? Melissa over at Chasqui Mom has some ideas for you.

The Toughest Backpacking Cheese
“I’m a burger and fries kind of girl.  I crave healthy fats and bad fats but after hiking for long periods of time or in particular backpacking trips, I want meats and cheese at the end of the day.  I’ve managed to address my meat craving with Trader Joe’s Chianti Red Wine Artisan Salami, which is absolutely delicious alone or in a dish.” Read more…

Déjà vu…Well, Sort Of

I came across this next sweet read by Steven Berei from Lake Tahoe All Access. It didn’t take me long to recognize this place and remember how much I loved this spot. It’s fun seeing someone else’s experience of one of your favorite places in the world.

It’s a very short hike with spectacular views!
“If you live in or have been to Tahoe, you may have called this one.  Yup, it’s Cave Rock!  Cave Rock was created over 3 million years ago, and is located on the southeastern shore of Lake Tahoe.  You can see the rock structure from almost any point on the lake.  It’s still considered sacred to…” Read more…


You never know where – or when – that “ah ha” light bulb is going to turn on. Dave from WildernessDave.com got an epiphany that challenged his idea of adventure from, of all places, a bored hipster. Who knew, right?

Bored Hipster Seeks…Adventure!
“It’s interesting the conversations you overhear, out of context, that resonate with you.  It happened for me at camp this weekend in Grand Canyon at the Desert View Campground.” Read more…

Manhandling Those Meddlesome Mossies

Mosquitoes taking a bite out of your outdoor adventures? Don’t lose another drop of blood. Andrew  Skurka’s got you covered…literally.

My clothing system for backpacking in peak mosquito season
“Were it not for some scheduling constraints, I would have preferred to schedule these trips at another time of year since they coincided precisely with the region’s peak bug season, which historically happens around the summer solstice, June 21.” Read more…

“Staggeringly Beautiful Landscape”

Well, after seeing the video that accompanies this article from Lets Be Wild, I’d say that’s an understatement. You owe it to yourself to check out this amazing story about the adventures of a couple of talented film-makers.

64 Days of Learning
“For 64 days, film-maker Sim Warren and Mia Xerri headed to North America for two months of exploration in Canada and America’s best loved and most beautiful national parks, blogging about their trip as they went.” Read more…

That’s it for this week. Thanks for visiting.

See ya’ on the trail,

2 thoughts on “S’more Good Hiking Posts – The Sweetest Reads of the Week #1

    • You’re welcome! I love cheese too. And when I’m hiking, I don’t leave home without it (although it doesn’t last long).

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