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Eating on the Playa: Food options for Burning Man

Eating on the Playa: Food options for Burning Man

Many are preparing for the journey to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to be part of the temporary community called Black Rock City. Organizers describe this event as an experimental community centered on radical self-expression and art. Participants must bring and prepare their own food. […]

10 Easy No Cook Backpacking Lunches

10 Easy No Cook Backpacking Lunches

Lunch on the trail should be easy, quick, and high energy. Eating a large meal in the afternoon can slow you down, so your strategy is to eat light and often by snacking during the day and having a light meal for lunch. These cold water prep […]

Where Bear Canisters are Mandatory in the US Parks & Forest

Where Bear Canisters are Mandatory in the US Parks & Forest

Carrying a bear canister is something that backpackers have to do in many US National Parks and most areas of the California Sierra. Here is the most current information (as of March 2017) on where bear-resistant containers are required, what type, and when.

Muir Trail Ranch Resupply

Muir Trail Ranch Resupply

Reader Question: We will be hiking the John Muir Trail this summer and would like for you to send a resupply to Muir Trail Ranch. Is it possible for Outdoor Herbivore to ship food to the ranch? As I’m sure you’re aware, they require packages to […]

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 […]