Outdoor Skills + Advice: Backcountry Quiche Moraine Recipe (Video)

NOLS’ local backcountry chefs Casey Pikla and Amy Rathke prove once again that backcountry food is fit for a king (or a picky princess like me). High-calorie, high-protein food is a must when you’re active all day, and what better way to pack a high-protein, high-calorie punch than a breakfast quiche before you begin the long trudge.

Check out the video below for detailed instructions on how to make an amazing quiche without any perishable ingredients!

What are your favorite backcountry eats?


  1. quentin
    May 15, 2012, 3:04 am

    If I may, everything I see give me the impression you are talking about a quiche Loraine, and not of a quiche moraine.

    • Mary Anne Potts
      May 15, 2012, 8:36 am

      It’s a little play on words! A moraine is highly more relevant to hikers and campers. 🙂

      Definition of MORAINE

      : an accumulation of earth and stones carried and finally deposited by a glacier