There’s nothing quite like waking up to a cup of well-brewed coffee while on expedition. For me, it’s not a luxury, but a necessity for jump-starting my morning. As with all my menu choices for sea kayaking trips, I try to strike a balance between ease of preparation, weight savings, minimal clean-up, and taste.
Since I’m a stickler for a good cup ‘o joe, I’ve tried just about every imaginable method for brewing coffee in the backcountry. Here’s a quick run down on how to get the best possible caffeine fix on your next multi-day trip.