Trail Food

Resupply Strategy – Food on the Trail

Resupply Strategy – Food on the Trail

Planning your resupply boxes for a thru-hike can seem overwhelming. I had a simple approach and I am going to tell you (post-trail) what worked for me and what didn’t.

Dec 6, 2019 : Laura Garcia
Backcountry Recipes Ideal for a Thru-Hike

Backcountry Recipes Ideal for a Thru-Hike

Fall is here, which means hiking season is fading into eating season. For those of us who will be dreaming of warmer trails and longer miles, it can be a...

Oct 11, 2019 : The Editors
A Backpacker’s High-Calorie Meal Plan for One Day

A Backpacker’s High-Calorie Meal Plan for One Day

It takes a little forethought and planning to eat a high calorie healthy diet of nutrient-rich and delicious food, but it can be done with relative ease, either by enhancing...

Sep 5, 2019 : Inga Aksamit
Trail Correspondents Episode #12 | The Thru-Hiker Diet: Favorite Meals, Snacks, and Philosophy (Group 1)

Trail Correspondents Episode #12 | The Thru-Hiker Diet: Favorite Meals, Snacks, and Philosophy (Group 1)

Food. It's is a subject of endless fascination to just about everyone. Even the most experienced hikers stand room for improvement with their backcountry menus. Rarely do I go a...

Jul 1, 2019 : Zach
Food Review: Nomad Nutrition

Food Review: Nomad Nutrition

A nutritious diet isn’t something a lot of first time thru-hikers focus on. Being exhausted from logging 20+ mile days can lead to binge eating whatever highly processed foods you...

May 31, 2019 : Alexandria Cremer
Walking Thru It.

Walking Thru It.

Hi, I’m Nugget! I like jammy eggs and long walks through the woods. Like, really long walks. Actually, a 2192 mile long walk where my partner, Harry, and I carry everything...

May 11, 2019 : Jessica Olin
Spring(er) Fever Sweet 16: What Are the Best Restaurants on the Appalachian Trail?

Spring(er) Fever Sweet 16: What Are the Best Restaurants on the Appalachian Trail?

Springer Fever Sweet 16 We’ve polled previous thru-hikers, selected, and seeded the best restaurants on the Appalachian Trail. Winners from the first round matchups have advanced to the Sweet 16.

Mar 26, 2019 : Lance Ness
2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Survey: Top Stoves and Water Treatments

2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Survey: Top Stoves and Water Treatments

We surveyed over 300 section or thru-hikers about their stove, food, and water preferences and their experience of illnesses on the Appalachian Trail in 2018. This year, enough hikers with...

Jan 17, 2019 : Mariposa
Trail Food 101: Part 1

Trail Food 101: Part 1

When preparing for our 2018 flip-flop thru-hike, the biggest worry my husband and I had wasn't what it would be like to live in the woods for six months or...

Jan 6, 2019 : AJ
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