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3 Day Backpacking Menu

There are times on backpacking trips when I simply cannot eat enough food in a day to keep up with my body’s caloric demands. This is a big issue for me on days where I want to hike more than 15 miles and there are a few mountains in the …

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Boil-in-the-bag Backpacking Food

One of the things that Sarah Kirkconnell, author of Freezer Bag Cooking, has taught me, is not to deprive yourself on the trail. In your quest to lighten your food bag, don't make the mistake I made, which is to package up meals that are nutritional, but so boring that …

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Ultralight Mini Grater

Here’s a must have for the backpacking gourmet: an ultralight mini grater (available on ebay) for grating and adding fresh cheese, ginger, cinnamon, or chocolate shavings to your freezer bag meals and drinks. Weighing only 0.6 oz, this 4 sided box grater can grate, zest, or slice. Now you can …

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