There are few pieces of kitchen equipment more important to the river kitchen than the Dutch oven. Also known as a casserole dish in much of the world, these thick-walled cooking pots have been used for hundreds of years and are similar to Japanese tetsunabe and South African potjiekos.
After a challenging year spent attached to our screens (from endless Zoom calls to online schooling), there’s never been a better time to escape with the family and immerse yourself in our natural world.
Ah, summer! It’s one of the best times to be on the river. It means long daylight hours for tackling fun rapids and enjoying leisurely breaks swimming in majestic wild places. But if you’re not prepared, all of that fun in the sun can translate into sunburn, heat-related illness, and all of their associated issues.
Thousands of travelers were shocked to receive an email from REI Adventures in late March 2021, telling them that their international tour had been canceled. People have been calling our office telling us "My REI vacation was canceled, can you help?