#Appalachian Trail Food

Food Storage for 8 Days: Bear Bag vs. Bear Canister

Food Storage for 8 Days: Bear Bag vs. Bear Canister

Y'all, I really wanted an Ursack bear sack over a bear cannister, and until the very last moment, I thought that was the way I'd go.

May 19, 2024 : Myrt, a Yoga Sister
AT Thru Hike: Week 1 – Undeniably Irresistible plans

AT Thru Hike: Week 1 – Undeniably Irresistible plans

Undeniably Irresistible Plans Part 1 I’ve been on trail for four days and I’ve already consumed four piping hot pizzas, four slices of delectable cheesecake and have had four hot...

Apr 15, 2024 : Stretch
Food for the thru-hiker or endurance athlete?

Food for the thru-hiker or endurance athlete?

“I’m still not comfortable recommending that people eat saturated fat with abandon, but it’s clear to me that sugar, flour, and oxidized seed oils create inflammatory effects in the body...

Mar 28, 2023 : Beth Malchus Stafa
Backpacking Food: Best Kept Simple

Backpacking Food: Best Kept Simple

              When you tell people you’re moving into the woods, they assume you're going to hunt and gather everything you’ll be eating or

Feb 5, 2023 : Anna Crafton
You Be the Chef: Dehydrating Food and Storing It for Your Thru-Hike

You Be the Chef: Dehydrating Food and Storing It for Your Thru-Hike

So, I'm no Bobby Flay and you don't have to be either. I just like to make things easier on myself so I can focus on the big picture.

Dec 2, 2020 : Paul “Bowie” Madigosky
Rocksylvania-Berry Crunch

Rocksylvania-Berry Crunch

How a Terrible Time Made Us Blue(berry) Everybody talks about Rocksylvania; they fear it and rightfully so. Thru-hikers dread each day for the rocky profile that they'll inevitably face. Knife

Jul 20, 2019 : Aidan
Vegan on the Trail – The Best Restaurant on the AT!

Vegan on the Trail – The Best Restaurant on the AT!

Haven't I told you that I'm vegan? One of the conversations I've had many times on the trail is how I manage to get by as a vegan. It is...

Jun 27, 2019 : Aidan
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 Problems but a Stove Ain’t One

99 Problems but a Stove Ain’t One

Going "no-cook" isn't groundbreaking. I'm not the first and I won't be the last. But going stoveless isn't for everyone. Some people need that warm meal at the end of...

Feb 7, 2017 : Kylie Torrence
Instant Gratification: Why I’m Going Stoveless.

Instant Gratification: Why I’m Going Stoveless.

Why Would Anyone Go Stoveless? I have found that there are two kinds of people in the world: those who eat cold food (pizza, burgers, pasta, hotdogs? )straight out of...

Jan 10, 2017 : Jennifer Giddens