Ryan Masters

Ryan Masters

Ryan is an editor and writer who enjoys camping, reading, and being a father and husband (not necessarily in that order).

10 Epic Pacific Northwest Waterfall Campgrounds

10 Epic Pacific Northwest Waterfall Campgrounds

In 1970, a university professor in Seattle suggested giving the Pacific Northwest a special name—Cascadia—honoring the countless sites in the region where gravity and rivers mix to create some spectacular sights. These falls are what first inspired explorers to name the Cascade Range that looms over the region and channels the Columbia River Gorge. Here are 10 campgrounds where the… Read more →

Low-Carb Greek Chicken & Salad Camping Recipe

Low-Carb Greek Chicken & Salad Camping Recipe

I have a love-hate relationship with chicken-based camping meals. On the love side, the white meat can be enjoyed so many ways—on its own, in a soup or salad, barbecued, boiled, roasted, or served cold in a sandwich. It’s delicious, it’s good for you, and it cooks quickly. On the hate side, it’s a food-prep-hygiene hassle. Raw chicken juice can get… Read more →

What to Wear Camping

What to Wear Camping

A weekend campsite is far from a Fashion Week runway, but just because you’re surrounded by dirt, bugs, and the unfiltered elements doesn’t mean you shouldn’t care about what to wear. In fact, all the mud and mosquitoes make your wardrobe selection particularly important. Camping demands clothes that do double or triple duty, protecting exposed skin from sunburn and hungry… Read more →

3 Mouth-Watering Camping Tapas

3 Mouth-Watering Camping Tapas

Small plates can hold big flavors, making a casual, take-what-you-like dinner shared with good friends more of a memory-making experience than a meal. These Asian-cuisine-inspired recipes are a twist on the classic Spanish tapas style, capped off with a spicy cocktail. While these dishes can be made separately, consider daisy-chaining two Spire LX stoves together to create four burners for… Read more →