I like backpacking as much as any Colorado girl. And when I go, I like to take along some specialty coffee when camping no matter if I am backpacking or even car camping. Can you think of anything more enjoyable then waking up in the morning and making a nice hot brew of your favorite blend? There is something about camping and roughing it that makes coffee better than making a cup at home and sitting on the deck. Kick back out in the wild and watching the sun rise; that’s living.
When it comes to specialty coffee and camping or backpacking, there are, shall I say, two camps. There are those who like a more refined and perhaps more expensive method of making coffee in the rough. And then there are those of us who like coffee a little bit cheaper, but have it taste just as good.
While thumbing through a recent issue of Backpacker Magazine, I noticed an ad for a Brunton Coffeemaker.
Brunton makes a maker called, BrewFire Dual-Fuel Coffee Maker. It is not for the weak of heart nor for the slight of pocketbook. This coffee maker will set you back $100.00+ US dollars. Continue Reading »