freeze dried food for thruhiking trails

Pre-order and save 10% on our Newest Freeze Dried Meals!

Pre-order and save 10% on our two newest freeze dried dishes. Our Cranberry Rice Pudding (vegan; dessert) and Sweet Potato Mash (vegan; side dish) are available for pre-order from now until January 24! 

Both of these dishes feed two! Plenty of food to share or to enjoy solo as a single feast. Discount applied automatically at checkout. 

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Going Stoveless – Cold Soaked Meals on the Trail

Whether you’re going without a stove, carrying minimal fuel, hiking in extreme heat or a fire restricted area, or simply don’t feel like taking the time to boil water (anyone else a lazy morning person?!), try cold soaking on your next hiking trip!

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoorsy Person

Your Holiday Gift Guide for Hikers, Campers and Explorers

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Backpackers, Campers, and Explorers! Browse affordable gifts for the outdoor adventurer in your life.

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How to Make the Best Coffee in the Backcountry

I only have three requirements when I’m making coffee in the backcountry: 1) the coffee must taste great (duh); 2) the coffee can’t have a gritty feeling; and 3) cleanup must be fast and simple. Now, as a self-proclaimed coffee addict, I’ll admit that criteria #1 completely depends on the quality and freshness of the coffee beans and what your taste for coffee is. I like a black mug of joe from medium to light roasted beans.

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PCT Thru Hike Resupply Guide

Resupply On the Pacific Crest Trail

If you’re applying for the Pacific Crest Trail permit lottery or already have your permit issued, then congratulations! You’ve taken the first step towards the adventure of a lifetime! 

For many, food is the largest source of anxiety when planning a long-distance backpacking trip. Read our resupply guide for more information on successfully planning your food for the PCT.

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Why Freeze Dried Food is both Nutritious and Delicious!

As a fellow backpacker, athlete, or active outdoorsy person, you know how vital the right food is to your success — especially when you’re on the trail or on the go.

The problem is finding time to source, cook, and pack food that’s lightweight, tastes great and is actually good for your body (the holy trinity of backpacking food!)

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The Definitive Backpacking Gear Checklist

So you want to go backpacking? Excellent! Let me be the first to welcome you to this lifelong addiction to the great outdoors and hiking off the beaten path. Read more for our philosophy on packing gear as well as a downloadable checklist!

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Eating Freeze Dried Food Without Water

The quest to pack lightweight camping and backpacking food is forever ongoing. Naturally, this begs the question if you are out section hiking or backpacking, do you need to fully rehydrate your freeze dried meals? Read on to learn more!

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5 Epic Backpacking Trips in the USA

America has some of the most iconic hiking trails in the world – from the recognizable vistas in places such as Arches, Yellowstone, and El Capitan, to the more cult like passion that Katahdin and the Tetons inspire. We’ve rounded up our 5 epic backpacking trips across the States. How many have you trekked?

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