Carbs are the reward for hiking for many, but sometimes you crave protein. A lot of it. While a steak might sound good, if you are many miles in, go for pouched or canned meat (freeze-dried works well also, however....pouched has a better texture in these). If you are zero into carbs, lose the tortillas/bread/etc… Continue reading Five Amazing High Protein Backpacking Recipes
Crunchy, Salty & Sweet Trail Mix? Oh yeah. This is the good stuff. The stuff you hide and deny you have with you. There is so much more to life than buying a 5 pound bag of pre-made trail mix at Costco that isn't at its freshest and frankly, taste is lacking. The textural of… Continue reading New Recipe: Crunchy, Salty & Sweet Trail Mix
I would love to hear back from our readers what your thoughts are on emergency food. Do you carry any? Is it only on dayhiking you do? On backpacking trips do you carry an extra meal or two? If you do carry extra food, what do you carry? Everyday food? Or items only sheer starvation… Continue reading Emergency Food? Ay or Nay?