Jen Potts


My name is Jen Potts and I am a Midwest backpacking guide, road-tripper, and weekend warrior! I like to seek out and explore small towns, near and far trails, and historic landmarks with my husband and our two dogs. I am also currently section hiking the Appalachian Trail!

What's your favorite Mountain House meal?

Spicy Southwest Skillet and Yellow Curry!

What's your favorite place to hunt/hike/fish/camp/be?

My heart is always on the AT. I am slowly section hiking it about a week at a time a few times a year. I also adore Washington State!

Top three pieces of gear that you never leave home without?

UST Gear solo cook kit, camp party lights, Altras!!

What's one bucket list item you plan on checking off this year?

I am taking my mom to Gettysburg this year! We are both history nerds and have been dreaming of doing this trip together for years.

Mountain House Ambassador Jen Potts standing next to driftwood on beach Jen sitting on mountain cliff point at sunset\
Jen's lap in a camp chair with feet propped up on picnic table holding pouch of Mountain House Chicken Fried Rice Jen smiling from inside camp tent giving hang ten sign