hiker food

Three Strategies for Dealing with Heartburn while Thru-Hiking

Three Strategies for Dealing with Heartburn while Thru-Hiking

Heartburn while hiking can really take it out of you. Here are some strategies to reduce heartburn so you can get back to enjoying the wilderness.

Nov 21, 2018 : Samantha Olthof
12 Gorp Varieties to Hike With

12 Gorp Varieties to Hike With

There's a reason why trail mix is a trail staple. It's easy to make, easy to eat, and it tastes good. Why not try a variety of different mixtures?

Feb 28, 2016 : Zoë Symon
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
Bros Before GMO’s – My Review of Bearded Brothers Bars

Bros Before GMO’s – My Review of Bearded Brothers Bars

In my quest to find nutritious food for my summer of thru hikes, I came across Bearded Brothers.  A small company based out of Austin, Texas, these bars grabbed my...

Apr 23, 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
Food Review – Picky Bars

Food Review – Picky Bars

While I have written about how different on trail eating and off trail eating can be, for my long-distance hikes this summer I’ve decided to go a little healthier.  While...

Feb 10, 2015 : Sprinkles
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

Jan 8, 2015 : Jordan Bowman
How Much Food Thru-Hikers Should Be Eating (And Why It’s More Than You’d Think)

How Much Food Thru-Hikers Should Be Eating (And Why It’s More Than You’d Think)

This post could have been called "My A.T. Weight Loss Plan: Eat as much junk as you can and still lose weight!" but that is not the point of this...

Oct 1, 2014 : Nicole and Alex Docta