Trail Food

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 : Joshua 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
Trail Food is Love

Trail Food is Love

Whoever prepares six months of food for them-selves at one time? Maybe astronauts do. Maybe farmers do, those who take all their spring produce and preserve it for the winter....

Mar 8, 2017 : Milissa Jayn
3 Superfood Hacks to Get More Greens on the Trail

3 Superfood Hacks to Get More Greens on the Trail

When it comes to eating healthy - when you’re green inside, you’re clean inside. But how can you get green inside when you’re out hiking in the wilderness and there aren't...

Mar 7, 2017 : Aria Zoner
Fruit Leather for Backpacking (Dehydrator Required)

Fruit Leather for Backpacking (Dehydrator Required)

Fruit leather is a great alternative to taking fresh fruit with you on the trail.  The leather packs way better than an apple would, and does not bruise while in...

Mar 1, 2017 : Travis
Hints for Planning, Prepping, and Resupplying Food on the AT

Hints for Planning, Prepping, and Resupplying Food on the AT

Christening the Poptart Food is the fuel that keeps your hiking machine running and prevents you from cannibalizing your trail family. Nobody wants to under or over pack their food...

Feb 16, 2017 : Paul Bronco Fuzinski
Food for Thought: Hiking Stoveless

Food for Thought: Hiking Stoveless

To some hikers, it’s the unthinkable! No warm meals? Not on the trail at least. It makes the long haul into town that much more gratifying! Some people dehydrate food...

Feb 14, 2017 : Stubbs
3 Chocolate Hacks for your Honey

3 Chocolate Hacks for your Honey

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Are you thinking about chocolate? We all love chocolate. But is yours sabotaging or fortifying you? If you want to be fortified from your...

Feb 10, 2017 : Aria Zoner