May 23, 2018


We've looked at the overall benefits of dehydrating your own meals to take in the backcountry.  The question that we usually want answered next is "what do I take?". 

Most meals are built on three main components: carbohydrates, proteins, and fat.  Whi...

May 18, 2018

DIY Backcountry Meals

Packaged food has gotten a bad reputation as of late; however, I'd be the first guy to admit that shoveling in a Mountain House after a tough hike tastes like a gourmet meal.  I'm talking gourmet as in five-star restaurant where your name has to be...

May 10, 2018

Exo Mountain Gear and The Hunt Backcountry Podcast- two entities synonymous with quality  in the hunting world.  This is true in terms of the products they build, the content they produce, and the character of the folks who own and operate it.

 It wasn't many month...

May 10, 2018

Our friends over at Backcountry Foodie just posted an article I wrote on Nutrition and hunting in the backcountry. There are some great nuggests of wisdom in there and some of the more "behind the scenes" calculations used to create a meal plan for optimial nutrition i...

March 7, 2018

Well, I'm sure the title is a dead ringer for my true thoughts on the app.  There are more than a few comprehensive reviews on the app, so I won't spend a time of your time rehashing out what others have already found useful.  Skip the rest of this if you're uber short...

March 2, 2018

          Lub dub, lub dub, lub dub.  “You can’t be serious. I’m 21 years old, and having chest pain”?  This happens to folks 80 years my senior; not to me- a young, vibrant, healthy (or so I thought) 21 year old stud!  The fact is that some view obesity as an almost h...

February 28, 2018

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Welcome to Valley To Peak and thanks for stopping by.  I'm a Dietitian by trade and enjoy spending time in the mountains when I need a break from the day-to-day duties involved with being an RD (Registered Dietitian).  I created Valley to Peak for a few rea...

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