Trail Food

My Food Bag Shakedown

My Food Bag Shakedown

I plan to thru-hike the AT in 2018. I am a novice hiker and decided it would be smart complete a shakedown of my gear and food choices. From October...

Oct 14, 2017 : Cindy Stewart
All in a Day’s Hike

All in a Day’s Hike

Imagine that you've been hiking since dawn. It's now mid afternoon, and your feet hurt. Your clothes are dripping with sweat. Your legs, which you'd thought were strong, have felt as...

Jun 16, 2017 : Gail Barrett
“What the Bejeeezus Should We Send You, Em?!”

“What the Bejeeezus Should We Send You, Em?!”

I've been asked this question more times than I have fingers(only 9 but who's counting?), so I figured it was time to blog about it. First off I'd like to...

May 17, 2017 : Emily Elizabeth
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
Fourteen Days and Counting:  Time is Officially Flying!

Fourteen Days and Counting: Time is Officially Flying!

Fourteen days and counting! The day I thought would never come is now officially flying at me at warp speed, so ready or not, here I come, Appalachian Trail! Even...

Apr 12, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
First 5 Days of Food – Mexico to Warner Springs, CA

First 5 Days of Food – Mexico to Warner Springs, CA

Five days worth of food to get us from the border of Mexico to Warner Springs,

Apr 2, 2017 : Christina Rose
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
Powders and Potions to Round Out a Pop-Tart Fueled Hike

Powders and Potions to Round Out a Pop-Tart Fueled Hike

Heads up, nutrition sticklers! I can’t believe I’ve only got five weeks to go before I get on the trail.  The time will both fly by and seem endless all at...

Mar 22, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
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
The AT Experience

The AT Experience

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL LENGTH DOCUMENTARY In 2014 I was working at a hospital in Key West Florida witnessing people dying on a regular basis. It made me...

Feb 16, 2017 : Reptar