Trail Correspondents S3 Episode #9 | The Thru-Hiker’s Diet

What does one eat on a backpacking trip?  It may seem like a simple question with an equally simple answer.  But dig a bit beneath the surface and, you’ll quickly learn there’s more nuance than you might originally think.  Not only do we get a taste of what goes into a day’s menu for our hiker trash, but we also learn how their tastes have evolved while on trail, the much-anticipated Hiker Hunger- the point at which a trekker’s stomach evolves into a bottomless pit, and general advice for how they go about thinking about their diets overall.

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In today’s episode we hear from:

  • Cal “Starburst” Dobbs
  • Jeff “Link” Podmayer
  • Juli “M8” Wolter
  • Laura Waltrous
  • Natalie “Ibex” Parker
  • Monica “Moss” Aguilar
  • Henri “Rooster” de la Vega

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