Trail Food

Food Review: TrailFork Backcountry Meals

Food Review: TrailFork Backcountry Meals

Hikers all know that one of the keys to a successful backcountry adventure is the food. It is also one of the main challenges. It can be hard to get...

Aug 11, 2018 : Jessica Tinios
Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Rocksylvania, you're more like Rainsylvania. Pennsylvania had been looming in the future of this historic trail, having a reputation for being the most challenging state for many reasons. As

Aug 6, 2018 : Christopher Keys
SOBO Resupply Spreadsheet

SOBO Resupply Spreadsheet

When it comes to the nitty gritty details of resupply, understandably it can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately for us all, I have an anal retentive father who loves spreadsheets....

Aug 1, 2018 : Katie Doane
99 Meals in a Day

99 Meals in a Day

Today marks two weeks until my start date at Springer Mountain to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Yesterday, I packed 99 backpacking meals for three months’ worth of dinners. Up until...

Mar 18, 2018 : Elise Wallace
Trail Food: Steve’s Paleo Goods

Trail Food: Steve’s Paleo Goods

I've noticed two trends over the last several years. An increase in folks interested in long distance backpacking and an increase in people caring more about what food they are...

Jan 9, 2018 : Dylan Tonkin
My PCT Thru-Hike Diet and Nutrition Plan

My PCT Thru-Hike Diet and Nutrition Plan

As it turns out, Oreos are not a superfood. One of the beautiful realities of thru-hiking is that you can eat literally whatever you want and either not gain weight, or...

Jun 29, 2017 : Zach
Food planning for the A.T.

Food planning for the A.T.

Don't sweat the small stuff, they say. I doubt "they" have made a long-term backpacking food list. We'll chat about gear another time, but we all know that weight matters...

May 25, 2017 : Josh Johnson
Go-to GORP Recipe

Go-to GORP Recipe

Most hikers and backpackers probably have their favorite trail mix which is some variety of GORP, or Good Old Raisins and Peanuts. While there are many commercial varieties available, I...

Apr 13, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Trail Food Recipe: Date Logs

Trail Food Recipe: Date Logs

Date Logs Servings: 16 3/4 cup raisins 1 cup lightly salted almonds 1 cup pitted dates 1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)  Step 1: Add the raisins, almonds, dates and coconut...

Apr 1, 2017 : Christina Rose
My Approach to Eating Healthier on the CDT

My Approach to Eating Healthier on the CDT

Hike, Eat, Sleep, Repeat. That’s really all it comes down to when Thru Hiking. Hike as far as you want to, stay fed and get enough rest to enable you to...

Mar 22, 2017 : Pie