The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things

The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things was created to feature and recognize blogs that have unique content related to all things outdoors, and especially rock climbing.  If you have been nominated for the BOAT, you deserve congratulations for driving content that has impressed the community.  The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things is a way to celebrate bloggers around the globe who have brought specialness into your life!

The Rules of The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you for The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things, and include a link to their blog.
  2. Answer the 9 questions accompanying The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things.
  3. Nominate blogs that you believe are worthy of The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things.
  4. Post The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things on your site.
  5. Pat yourself on the back for receiving The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things.


  1. If you could get Mountain House (freeze dried food company) to turn any one dinner into a packaged freeze dried meal in which you could “Savor the adventure” on the trail, which would it be?
  2. Following the example of Bryden Allen (the inventor of the carrot bolt), you decide to create an innovative new form of protection using only the equipment in your Dad’s tool shed. What do you use?
  3. What moment (intentional or not) during any of your adventures would put you in the running for a Darwin Award?
  4. What food comes to mind when you think of Australia? Canada? The United States?
  5. What is the best type of rock to climb and why? Wrong answers only.
  6. How would you explain “van living by choice” without sounding like a hippy?
  7. You’re going on a hike with three other people alive or dead, who are they?
  8. Name the best piece of crag booty you’ve ever scored?
  9. Where do you see yourself in 10 years in terms of climbing endeavours/abilities?


The Butterscotch Outdoor Award for Things is the collaborative brainchild of Krista, Carrot, and Ryan whose musings can be found at Allezgirl, theDIHEDRAL, and Zen and the Art of Climbing respectively.  To read how this brainchild was generated, click HERE! If you would like to be nominated for this award, just let us know in the comment section below!

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