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The Forge
Coach Jake

Food for the Backcountry

On the final night of the Forge last year one of the attendees looked over at me as I was murdering a Beef Stroganoff and asked “so how did everyone know about those freeze-dried meals? I’ve been eating cold tuna every night.” The type and amount of food you bring

Equipment and Gear
Coach Jake

The Forge – Preparing for the Backcountry

One of the primary goals of the Forge is to learn to be self sufficient in the back country.   With this in mind we suggest coming with the same kit that you would if you were doing a solo trip. This allows you to become familiar with your specific