Name: Parker Hancey
Position:Costco Roadshow Specialist
Hike: Deuel Creek Trail
Length/Difficulty: Hike is about 4.5 miles one-way, then 4.5 back. Trail is mostly mild, but with moderately difficult parts near the end. No designated camping, but there is a fire pit or two along the trail.
Best Time: During spring, I recommend starting no later than 9 in the morning. In the fall, 10 AM is probably a better time.
Summary: A well-shaded hike along a swift river, with various waterfalls. At one point on the trail is a rope swing, great for playing with friends and/or family. Breathtakingly beautiful hike, great during spring, summer, or fall.
What to bring: Bring boots or shoes with good grip. Also bring a spare set of socks; socks may get wet.
Klymit Gear Recommendation: Klymit Day Bag & V Seat
Favorite piece of Klymit Gear:Drift Pillow
Top three features: Awesome sleep for a low price, reversible cover for both comfort and durability, surprisingly easy to take on the go
Best for: Drive-in campsites
Favorite camp recipe: Campfire Baked Potato
Green Onion, chopped (scallions also work)
Salt & Pepper (to taste)
Butter (at least 1 tbsp per potato)
Cheese, shredded (about 1/4 cup per potato)
Sour cream (1 tbsp, optional)
Light campfire, wait for hot coals
Poke the side of the potato several times with a fork, enough to expose the potato’s insides
Sprinkle small amount of salt in potato, spread butter inside
Wrap potato in 2 layers aluminum foil, place upright on coals, partially cover wrapped potato with more coals
Bake 30-45 minutes (cook time depends on amount of coals & heat of coals)
Uncover and unwrap potato, but do not discard foil
Add shredded cheese to potato, re-wrap potato (may need another sheet of foil,) set potato on side, on top of coals
Wait 2-3 minutes
Remove from coals, open foil
Add onions, salt, pepper, and sour cream, all to taste
Emergency Preparedness Tips With Klymit While we never wish for it to happen, natural disasters and other emergencies can arise with little to no warning. And the best thing we...