Food

what food should i bring for 3 days camping

What Food Should I Bring for 3 Days Camping?

When many people think of camping over 3 days, what food to bring is what preys on their mind the most. Camping should be a fun activity, and you shouldn’t let your worries about what you’ll eat bog you down. All you need are foods that are filling, easy to […]

how can i eat cheap while camping

How Can I Eat Cheap While Camping?

Are you wondering how to eat inexpensive but delicious and healthy food while camping? Camping is an excellent way to have an affordable vacation. Still, if you are not careful, your food budget could mess up the overall experience.  So, how can I eat cheap while camping? To eat cheap […]

can you take eggs backpacking

Can you Take Eggs Backpacking?

Eggs are a great source of protein and fat on any backpacking trip. With a high calorie-to-weight ratio, they make an excellent trail snack. Properly prepared and stored eggs can be a great addition to your backpack, but it can be a little tricky knowing how best to do this […]

how do you cook rice for backpacking

How do you Cook Rice for Backpacking?

Let’s face it: unless you’re already a culinary mastermind at home, the thought of cooking a gourmet meal for yourself when you’re in the backcountry for days or weeks on end can seem a bit daunting. Indeed, even the most kitchen-savvy among us often opt for freeze-dried meals and nutrition […]

are freeze dried meals healthy

Are Freeze Dried Meals Healthy? (Backpacking FAQ)

My first trail meals were in the Army years ago, where we begrudgingly squeezed our dinner out of foil packs. The options were limited, and trading always ensued for the more coveted flavors. Fortunately, prepared trail meals have come a long way, with some meals mimicking those of a gourmet […]

cheap backpacking food

Cheap Backpacking Food: 15 Ways To Save Money

Getting out into the wilderness for everything from a weekend trip to a full week of backpacking can be incredibly refreshing. But when it comes to planing and packing meals for a trip, completely dehydrated meals meant for the outdoors can get expensive quickly. Here is a short guide to […]

what can you put in a trail mix

What can you Put in a Trail Mix?

Trail mix is that wonderfully nutritious combination of foods designed to give you the energy needed to conquer the trail. However, you will quickly find that there are good things – and bad things – in store-bought products. We have found it is best to make your own trail mix […]

what cheese is good for backpacking

What Cheese is Good for Backpacking?

Cheese can be one of the most delightful snacks to enjoy while out on a backpacking trip. Cheese is a great source of calcium, protein, and fat. All great nutrients for having long term energy and helping your body work efficiently. But, not all cheese is good to take out […]

are mres good for backpacking

Are MREs Good For Backpacking?

When you’re out and about in the great outdoors, you’ll need to eat to stay fueled and energized on your adventure. For many of us, cooking outdoors is a bit of a hassle and can be a messy, time-intensive affair. Thankfully, there are plenty of quick and easy ways to […]

is beef jerky good for hiking

Is Beef Jerky Good for Hiking?

We’ve all had beef Jerky as a snack. But what about a snack on the trail? Now, you may be imagining that bag of processed-looking jerky you can find at the gas station. That kind of jerky probably wouldn’t do too much for you on the trail. But don’t lose […]