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6 Ways to Remix Your Trail Mix

Good old raisins and peanuts feeling…well…old? Mix it up with one of these innovative combos. Jealous friends guaranteed.


Island Luau trail mix

Larger chunks make this snack easier to grab and create favorite flavor combinations,
• Dried mango, cut into 1-inch chunks • Pork jerky (Thai-flavored if possible), cut into 1-inch chunks • Large Japanese-style rice crackers mix okra chips (available at specialty and • gourmet markets)
 • Whole salted cashews (choose a chili-lime or sesame version if available)
by Trail Chef Jennifer Bowen

S'mores trail mix

No need for a campfire to enjoy this classic backcountry treat!
•Golden Grahams cereal (or Teddy Grahams) • Mini marshmallows • Chocolate chips
By backpacker.com forum user Dicentra

All Spiced Up trail mix

This salty, smoky blend provides a savory switch that’ll put you in mind of a backyard barbeque.
• Smoked almonds • BBQ-flavor corn kernels • Corn chips • Roasted green peas • BBQ sunflower seeds • Cashews • Pumpkin seeds • Honey roasted peanuts
Adapted from a recipe by backpacker.com forum user Wild Child.

The Samoa trail mix

Everyone’s favorite Girl Scout Cookie, except you can eat these by the handful.
• Shredded coconut • Cashews • Unsalted almonds • mini M&Ms or chocolate chips
By Julie Tarr

Mint Chocolate Delight Trail Mix

Save this gooey mix for a cool-weather trip, or plan to eat it with a spoon (we won’t tell).
• Oreos (broken into quarters) • Mini nonpareil mint chips • Banana chips • Salted macadamia nuts • Pecans
By photo editor Genny Fullerton

The Om Trail Mix

Health nuts, rejoice! This combo is raw and unprocessed, but oh so tasty.
• Raw cacao nibs • Raw coconut • Goji berries • Raw pumpkin seeds • Raisins • Raw cashews.
By Annie Mous

Trail mix with jerky? S’mores trail mix? Yeah, we’re going there. Get beyond Good Old Raisins and Peanuts with these new takes on an old classic.