backpacking meals

Mighty Blue Goes Number Two on Stories From the Trail

Mighty Blue Goes Number Two on Stories From the Trail

Steve Adams, trail name Mighty Blue, is on the Appalachian Trail, again. Best known for his hiking memoirs Creaking Geezer, Hidden Flagon and Three Weddings and a Sabbatical, he also...

Jul 13, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Stories from the Trail Summer Movie Shakedown: A Walk In The Woods

Stories from the Trail Summer Movie Shakedown: A Walk In The Woods

Fozzie, Voldemort, and I, rewatched this "beloved classic" film recently and on purpose so that it would be fresh in our minds while we compared notes on our experiences. We...

Jun 19, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Stories from the Trail: Tyler “Hiking Prodigy” Lau, First Person of Color to Hike Calendar Triple Crown

Stories from the Trail: Tyler “Hiking Prodigy” Lau, First Person of Color to Hike Calendar Triple Crown

Raising Awareness Triple Crown Style Some trail names demand a backstory, while others need no explanation. When you meet someone called Billy Goat or Legend, for instance, it's safe to...

Apr 30, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Stories From The Trail Two-fer: Blackalachian and Physical Training

Stories From The Trail Two-fer: Blackalachian and Physical Training

Blackalachian on The Underground Railroad Trail Most notable for calling attention to the Discord for one of our Join our community AND support the show! Blackalachian on Instagram Reptar

Jan 23, 2019 : Gary Sizer
What Are You Afraid Of? Stories From The Trail Long-Distance Prep School

What Are You Afraid Of? Stories From The Trail Long-Distance Prep School

Class is in session! To help prep for your long-distance hike, we begin by addressing common new-hiker fears - what are you afraid of? To answer that, we present the first...

Jan 8, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Stories From The Trail Presents: Long-Distance Prep School

Stories From The Trail Presents: Long-Distance Prep School

You're going to school! Crazy Larry figured out how to use it. Stories From The Trail on Discord (Be sure to join the Voice Channel "TheShow" or you won't hear us)...

Dec 23, 2018 : Gary Sizer
Trail Food Hacks Part 1:  Easy Recipes for Frugal Hikers

Trail Food Hacks Part 1: Easy Recipes for Frugal Hikers

  If you’ve already decided to go stoveless, or if you’ve taken out a loan to buy six months’ worth of Mountain House, this blog isn’t for you.  Ditto if...

Dec 20, 2016 : Linda Vance
Three-Ingredient Backpacking Meals

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...

Jan 31, 2016 : Maggie Slepian
Food Review – Paleo Meals To Go

Food Review – Paleo Meals To Go

Over the past few years I've noticed the outdoor food industry growing by leaps and bounds.  With only the same freeze dried meals being offered for many years, lately I've...

Oct 28, 2015 : Sprinkles
Adventures in Dehydrating

Adventures in Dehydrating

In the past I've mentioned the fact that I would be home-preparing most of our meals for our summer of thru hiking and, for the past two weeks, my food...

Apr 17, 2015 : Sprinkles