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How to Choose the Best Backpacking Meals

There are so many moving parts to planning a backpacking trip: permits, weather forecasts, gear packing… And of course the meal plan. It can be tough to figure out what to eat in the backcountry. You’ll be exhausted at the end of the day and you want something delicious and filling. But how do you …

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Nomad Nutrition Backpacking Meals Review

I have eaten a LOT of pre-packaged backpacking meals in my days (and nights) on the trail. Unfortunately most of them are full of ingredients I can’t pronounce and don’t recognize. I have also tried my hand at dehydrating my own backpacking food at home, but that can be time consuming. (And despite my best …

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Naked Snacks Review: Hiking Snacks Delivered to Your Door

Did you know trail mix is over 100 years old? According to Wikipedia, hikers have been eating a mix of nuts and dried fruit on the trail since at least 1913! Like most hikers, I also pack trail mix when I go hiking. Until recently, I had been picking up boring trail mix and salted …

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Beyond Oatmeal: 6 Hot Backpacking Breakfasts

On my first backpacking trip ever I discovered that I hate oatmeal. I hate the colour, I hate the texture and no matter how much dried fruit or sugar or milk you put in it, I just can’t stomach it. But it’s probably the most common breakfast food for backpackers: it’s light, quick to prepare …

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Backcountry Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Valentines day is coming up, which reminds me of one of my favourite things to make on a backpacking trip: Backcountry Chocolate Fondue! It’s actually pretty easy and I guarantee anyone you make it for will be impressed. Backcountry chocolate fondue is a great dessert to make on a backpacking trip, on a hut trip, …

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