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How To Make Homemade Beef Jerky For Backpack Hiking

Jeanine Falco

How To Make Homemade Beef Jerky For Backpack Hiking

Make This Hiking Backpack Treat Yourself Making your own beef jerky is much simpler than you imagine. It is also a healthier version because you use a beef round roast which is a lean cut of beef. Some folks like to use a special gun tool to make jerky from ground beef.  I prefer to use my dehydrator, but some people like to use their kitchen oven. I'll explain both ways.  If you have a dehydrator, set it to 160 degrees, or up to 175. I rotate the racks hourly so that the meat cooks evenly.  If you don't have...

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Tablets vs Trails - Introduce Your Kids To Backpack Hiking

Jeanine Falco

Tablets vs Trails - Introduce Your Kids To Backpack Hiking

Chances are your child has a backpack for school and realizes its importance for carrying lunch and books etc. When grown-ups don an outdoor backpack, something familiar and mysterious enters a child's thoughts. Where are my parents going wearing a hiking day backpack and can we come too? You can be the unspoken motivation that encourages your kids to exercise, learn and have a great time in the process. Here's how that happens. Backpack hiking provides a whole new world beyond the latest video games, but kids need guidance to discover it. When you introduce a child to the great...

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Grab Your Day Pack For an Awesome Day Off

Jeanine Falco

Grab Your Day Pack For an Awesome Day Off

Grab a hiking daypack for a stress free getaway. We all know what it’s like to be stuck at work all week, and when you’re itching to be outdoors there’s nothing like challenging yourself to make you feel less stressed both physically and mentally. Instead, motivate yourself to do something different instead of the same old thing. Pack that hiking bag and get out for a day! Hiking relieves stress by relaxing your senses. Who doesn’t feel better away from fluorescent lights and spreadsheets? Things like a brilliant blue sky, sun with perfect breezes and the scent of pine will...

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