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Tips for Purchasing Backpacking Meals made with Real Food

Tips for Purchasing Backpacking Meals made with Real Food

Peak performance on the trail requires food that nourishes and strengthens you. Some tips on how to find it.

Not Marketed as “Backpacking” Food: Everyday Grocery Items for the Trail

Not Marketed as “Backpacking” Food: Everyday Grocery Items for the Trail

If you are going on a last minute overnight backpacking trip, you may be wondering what you can quickly grab from the store to assemble a decent meal. Of course, there is always the option of going without a stove and eating candy and trail […]

Foods You Need to Eat when it is Cold Outside

Foods You Need to Eat when it is Cold Outside

Winter backpacking can require an additional 500 – 1,000 calories per day, an average of 4,500 calories per day for men and 3,500 for women. Start planning the right foods before the start of your winter backpacking trip. Eating nutritionally sound foods will make the difference in your ability to stay warm and energized.

Backpacking with Peanut Butter

Backpacking with Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is a convenient and high calorie snack for backpackers to take on the trail. It is loaded in healthy fat and offers a decent amount of protein. Here are a few methods that make it easy to take it out on the trail.

Dark Chocolate: why should you pack it?

Dark Chocolate: why should you pack it?

What chocolate best stands up for backpacking? Not all chocolate is created equal. There is the junk food variety of chocolates and the pure, minimal ingredient chocolate sources. There is also white chocolate, which is not chocolate at all. Here we’ll compare the processing and nutritional details of the different types of chocolate.

Replenishing Electrolytes

Replenishing Electrolytes

It is summer here in the South and that means high humidity with daily temperatures in the 90s. Engaging in almost any outdoor activity will surely bring plenty of sweat. Sweating is good for the body. As you know, sweating is our body’s built-in mechanism to […]