Thursday, May 21, 2009

Rocky Trail Outfitters Supports The 2009 Tread Lightly! Charity Auction on eBay

In an effort to raise money for the nonprofit organization Tread Lightly!, Rocky Trail Outfitters has become involved in The 2009 Tread Lightly! Charity Auction on eBay June 1-11.

Rocky Trail Outfitters strongly supports Tread Lightly!’s mission to promote responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship. All money raised will go to programs that will help keep the great outdoors beautiful, healthy and open to the public. Over 175 products have been donated for the cause from companies throughout the industry, including Rocky Trail Outfitters.

“There has never been a more important time to give back to the outdoors,” said Tread Lightly!’s executive director Lori McCullough. “In order to protect recreation access in these dynamic times, we have to act immediately to implement special communications, education, and restoration programs now. This auction will make that possible.”

For more information go to or straight to the auction page.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

How to use our Smoking Woods and Cooking Planks

Grilling with wood may just be the easiest way to becoming
a "gourmet" chef since man first tasted meat cooked
with fire.

Cooking with wood brings back that unmistakable flavor of
the wild open range, a deep woods campsite or fire pit at the
shore. It is a fun and flavorful first step to a great dining
and entertaining experience.

* Wood chips and chunks flavor
your food with smoke.

* Traditional rectangle planks
do that as well but as the plank burns the flames lap at the
meat which can add a wonderful crispy edge to the salmon or whatever
you're cooking.

* Natural oval planks add flavor
with smoke & flame the same way a rectangle plank does but
because the oval's are cut through the center of the tree the
moisture, and sap that goes out the ends of a rectangle plank,
come up through the center of an oval plank coming in contact
directly with the food. This adds another flavor beyond the wonderful

* Natural oval and rectangle
planks can be used on a gas or propane grill or even in the oven
or broiler! They're not just for summer! You can cook a holiday
feast on planks in the oven any time of the year.

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