Trail Food

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
Our Favorite Three-Ingredient Backpacking Meals

Our Favorite Three-Ingredient Backpacking Meals

...For When You Hate Everything in Your Food Bag The first few hundred miles of your hike will be a blissful, face-stuffing party of Snickers and pasta sides, but soon...

Jul 28, 2020 : Maggie Slepian
The Thru-Hiker’s Spice Kit: A Simple Guide for Improving Meals on the Trail

The Thru-Hiker’s Spice Kit: A Simple Guide for Improving Meals on the Trail

Let’s face it: thru-hiker food generally sucks. Food that is cheap, portable, lightweight, and durable enough to last through trail conditions is typically chock-full of preservatives (namely

Jul 20, 2020 : Jordan Bowman
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