Outbound Tribe

Category: Hiking/Backpacking

10 Must-Have Foods for Your Next Backpacking Trip

My family has come a long way from our first backpacking trip where we spent a fortune on meals and lived off Mountain House freeze-dried meals. Since then we have perfected low-cost, high-calorie, and simple meals for our days out on the trail. Here are our 10 must-have foods for your next backpacking trip! 10. Coffee/Tea My husband and I are big coffee drinkers so this is one item we will not do without. The instant Starbucks packets are awesome! They don’t take up any room, they are super light, and all you…

Hiking Brevard

Right now is the best time to be outdoors in Florida! The temperature is perfect, those pesky mosquitos are not around, and the afternoon thunderstorms lay dormant. Florida might not have much elevation but you would be surprised with how many hiking trails are in our own backyard. Here is a list of some of our favorites in Brevard County. Be sure to follow us on Facebook this month where I will be posting pictures of each park! Enchanted Forest  This is my absolute favorite place to hike. Located in south Titusville, off route 405, you will find a beautiful…

10 Tips for Backpacking with Toddlers

Ready to tackle your first backpacking trip with kids? Here is our list of the top 10 tips that helped us have a successful backpacking trip with a toddler. Also, be sure to check out our page, where to start, to help you plan your big adventure! 10. Take Plenty of Breaks  Let your little one(s) get out of the backpack and explore. There’s no magic number when to stop for breaks. If they are happy keep moving along. Sometimes Summer is perfectly content for two hours while other times she’s ready to stretch those…