Trail Food

Recipes from the trail

Recipes from the trail

So, what are you eating out there? This is the question more people ask me than how my hike is going. People have high expectations from me as a ex...

Jul 3, 2022 : Juliette
CDT Days 12-17 Doc Campbell’s to Pie Town

CDT Days 12-17 Doc Campbell’s to Pie Town

Day 12 23 miles The first few hours flew by in the Gila, morning light illuminated the cliffs and turned the river into molten gold. Pairs of ducks flushed from...

May 21, 2022 : Madeline Gould
Food, Glorious Food

Food, Glorious Food

Hiking is not for connoisseurs of fine dining... One lesson we learned pretty early was that lugging along heavy, fancy eats was a big waste of effort.  Sure, an occasional...

Mar 7, 2022 : A Couple Old Hikers
Resupply Dos and Don’ts: Mail Drops, Calorie Goals, Mistakes to Avoid

Resupply Dos and Don’ts: Mail Drops, Calorie Goals, Mistakes to Avoid

"How do you get food?" This was the second most common question I was asked before and during my AT thru-hike (the most common being "Who are you hiking with?")....

Dec 16, 2021 : Ann Marie White
CDT= Cinnamon Delicious Treat

CDT= Cinnamon Delicious Treat

What's your favorite town food? Are you a pizza fiend? Perhaps a taco king? I have a few friends who love fish tacos. But me, I'm a cinnamon roll queen....

Nov 23, 2021 : Emma Rosenfield
Walking Distance #05 | Backcountry Food Featuring Aaron Owens Mayhew

Walking Distance #05 | Backcountry Food Featuring Aaron Owens Mayhew

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we are joined by Aaron Owens Mayhew, a registered dietician and thru hiker....

Apr 27, 2021 : Jackie Marusiak
The Best Backpacking Meals of 2021

The Best Backpacking Meals of 2021

Purely for the altruistic sake of this gear round-up, I've eaten a lot of delicious food this year. My already mammoth appetite is only exacerbated in the outdoors, and the...

Mar 25, 2021 : Katie Kommer
Review: Right On Trek Backpacking Food Delivery

Review: Right On Trek Backpacking Food Delivery

What we fuel ourselves with on the trail is as personal and important as anything else we carry, if not more so, given how infinite the approaches and combinations are....

Feb 5, 2021 : Notebook
Cold Soaking With No Mail Drops (For Beginners)

Cold Soaking With No Mail Drops (For Beginners)

Next camping trip I vowed that I would enjoy my meal sans stove. All the better for sleeping bag snacking...

Jan 21, 2021 : Emma Slaughter
Greenbelly Meals Ultimate Nutrition Bars Review

Greenbelly Meals Ultimate Nutrition Bars Review

My old backcountry morning routine: roll out of my tent, choke down a chalky protein bar, throw my pack together and shuffle onto the trail. Or, waste precious cool morning...

Oct 21, 2020 : Katie Kommer