Backpacking Food

Recipes, prepared backpacking meal reviews, and tips and tricks for keeping yourself well fed on backpacking and camping trips.

Backpacking Recipes: Polenta Mush

Polenta, Sun Dried Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese

Polenta Mush is an amazingly simple one-pot backpacking meal that can be combined with all kinds of different add-ins such as cheese, nuts, dried fruit, spices, dried vegetables, olive oil, butter, honey, maple syrup, or even canned fish to produce a wide variety of breakfast or dinner meals. If you’ve …

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Logan Bread Recipe

Logan Bread Recipe

Logan bread is a dense quick bread full of dried fruits and nuts. Named after Mount Logan in the Yukon, Logan Bread’s delicious taste, high-calorie content, indestructibility, and non-perishability make it an ideal backpacking food. I first learned about Logan Bread in 2008 from my friend John on a section …

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Low Sodium Backpacking Meals

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Have you ever looked at the nutrition labels on Mountain House and Harmony House backpacking meals and Knorr Rice and Pasta sides. You’ll be appalled by the amount of sodium included in these meals, especially since the other trail foods (nuts, bars, salty snacks) most people eat during the day, also …

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