Tag: Hunting

High-Fat Keto (ish) Backpack Food Round-UP

DIY Low-carb backpackingfood

I have posted some of the recipes from my Dall Sheep Hunt last year, but I thought a little High-Fat Keto (ish) Backpack Food Round-UP would be helpful. I learned a few things on my hunt, a couple of things I  do differently next, found…

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3 Supplements to Bring Backpacking

supplements for backpacking

During my Delta Dall Sheep Hunt, I took 3 Supplements and was amazed at how big of a difference it made. Every ounce counts, but with some research, these three found a place in my pack. (Here is a Round-Up of all the food…

Instant Backcountry Bulletproof Coffee

a cup of Instant bullet proof coffee for the backcountry

This is another “non-recipe”. Instant Backcountry Bulletproof Coffee was a big part of my nutrition on my Dall sheep hunt, but it really simple to make, takes up little room in your pack, and delivers calories and coffee while practically weighing nothing. I now keep…

DIY High-Fat Dehydrated Dinners for Backpack Hunting

After going through all the work to become fat adapted for my sheep hunt, I couldn’t find premade backpacking meals that were high enough in fat and lower-carbs.  made my own DIY High-Fat Dehydrated Backpacking Dinner. (Here is a Round-Up of all the food…

Delta Dall Sheep Hunt 2018

Gina Ciolkosz wtih Dall Sheep

  A LITTLE BACKGROUND ON MY HUNTING BUDDY   Just before I started dating my husband, I was about to join Match.com (I promise this is about hunting!) It was August 2013, I needed a hunting buddy for the upcoming sheep season. I would…

Slow Cooker Bone Broth- Why Sourcing your Bones Matter

Wild Game Bone Broth   As a hunter and spouse of a hunter, I feel so incredibly lucky to have access to such high-quality meat. You can’t buy better meat. Not only is game meat much more humane than “conventionally farmed meat,” it is…

Why Go Keto for Sheep Hunting

sheep hunting

his Monday, I’m going Keto! This will be the first time I’ve ever tried. I generally eat Paleoish/low-carbish but I’ve never been very strict about it. I’m definitely a believer in the 80/20 rule. So, a Ketosis diet will be a change. I decided to try Keto for sheep hunting because I need all the help I can get in lightening up my pack.