Alpen Fuel Journal

  • Interview With Chris Cage of Greenbelly Meals

    We love hearing about how backcountry brands get their start.  Today we sit down with Chris Cage, the founder of Greenbelly Meals.  Greenbelly make...
  • Best Backpacking Food - Alpen Fuel Favorites

    We are living in the golden age of backpacking food.  Never before has there been so many options!  This is both a blessing and a curse for the con...
  • Alpen Fuelers - Chad Ryker of Backcountry Rookies

    We recently interviewed Chad Ryker of Backcountry Rookies.  Backcountry Rookies is a podcast to educate and inspire people to get into the backcoun...
  • Nutrition to Maximize Endurance in the Backcountry

    The key to any endurance endeavor is proper preparation. While ensuring that both your body and mind are ready to tackle the challenge is paramount, it’s equally as important...
  • Alpen Fuel Brands - Peak Refuel

    When Alpen Fuel initially reached out to Peak Refuel with our backcountry food store and subscription program idea, Peak Refuel immediately sent us a box containing...
  • Meat Shredz Review - The Best Shelf Stable Meat For Backpacking?

    Buy Meat Shredz Looking for the best shelf stable meat for backpacking?  We have a solution! Last fall we came across Meat Shredz, a California com...
  • Alpen Fuel Brands - UnTapped

    Untapped makes unique and forward thinking natural fuel products.  We wanted to get to know a little more about the company so we reached out to Ted King, one of the company co-founders.
  • Alpen Fuel Brands - Tioga Rise Coffee

    Each of Alpen Fuel's backcountry brands has an inspiring story to tell.  Tioga Rise is no different.  We interviewed Bret Wiest, one of the co-founders of this great new brand in order to learn how they started, and where they are headed!
  • Alpen Fuelers - Get To Know You with Stephanie A.

    To launch Alpen Fuel, we celebrated by doing the biggest thing we could think of, giving away a lifetime subscription to our Summit Snack Box!  Our...
  • 4 Backpacking Food Companies To Watch

    Interest in high quality, lightweight backpacking food has exploded in the last few years.  Each year new companies are started, many of which are...
  • 5 Reasons Everyone Should Own A Satellite Messenger Device

    Cell phone service in the United States is taken for granted.  However, 90% of the world's surface still lacks reliable cell phone coverage.  It's...