Backpackers need plenty of protein, quality carbs and healthy fats before, during and after backcountry expeditions to repair tired muscles, regulate metabolism and boost their immune systems. Enjoy tips and articles on backpacking food basics to help you pack nutritious trail food whether you’re on a weekend trip or an AT thru-hike.
From simple carbs to detox diets, we bust four common food fables.
A chocolate bar that benefits hiking trails? Yes, please!