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Backpacking nutrition tips, eh?
You must be planning a backpacking trip.
And you're being smart about backpacking nutrition, because you want to enjoy yourself without returning home an empty wreck of your former self.
You're in the right place.
Backpacking means you're restricted on how much weight you can carry for your food.
You'll also need to have regular surface water sources, because you don't want the unwelcome burden of lugging around liters of water for food preparation.
This all adds up to the sometimes unpleasant task of having to pre-calculate your food calories, nutrient density, and weight.
Here's an easy way to do that: use the Hiking For Her Fast Facts booklet.
It steps you through exactly how to figure all of this out, and leaves you with a solid backpacking food plan.
The best backpacking nutrition tips should also be easy.
Here are some of the best ideas for ways to stay strong and well on the trail.
As you plan your backpacking menu, use the ABC method to make sure all of your nutrients and taste preferences are covered.
Here's one way to start:
Bookmark this page for additions to the list!
If you have a bit more money than time, skip a lot of the backpacking food preparation work and carry lightweight, pre-packaged entrées for dinner.
Here's where to start:
NOTE: If you've got a gluten intolerance or outright allergy, you need to step up your game a bit.
Rice has been a staple in backpacking food menus for decades, as well as a global food source for millennia.
But not all rice works for you on the trail.
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