Month: August 2017

Best 15 Trail Mix Recipes for Hiking

Best 15 Trail Mix Recipes for Hiking

Trail mix is commonly known as GORP (good old raisins and peanuts) in the hiking world and is one of the best foods for the trail because it is high in calories, healthy fat, and will give you the sustained energy you need to keep […]

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How to Make Coffee While Backpacking

How to Make Coffee While Backpacking

Coffee is one of the most controversial beverages in terms of health benefits.  Some experts say it is complete garbage and others rave about the benefits it offers.   I personally think that the reported benefits (like antioxidants, B vitamins, and lower risk of Alzheimer’s) […]

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Best Foods to Eat When You Are Feeling…Mood and Foods

Best Foods to Eat When You Are Feeling…Mood and Foods

Backpackers and especially thru hikers experience the whole spectrum of feelings and moods out on the trail.  One day you can be ecstatic to be hiking and the next day or even hour can turn a complete 180.  When you’re out in the elements, the […]

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Pro Bar Meal Replacement Bar – A Backpacker’s Review

Pro Bar Meal Replacement Bar – A Backpacker’s Review

Starting at $30.59 for box of 12 on Amazon   Vegan Certified Gluten Free Certified Organic Non-GMO Project Certified 70% Raw Ingredients Net weight:  3 oz Company Background Pro Bar has an interesting story behind it.  The company is currently owned by Jeff Coleman.  He […]

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