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Protein, Fats, and DIY Backcountry Meals, Oh My!
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Protein, Fats, and DIY Backcountry Meals, Oh My!

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD What’s the first reply you’d come up with if someone asked what your main goal is in preparing food for the backcountry? My guess is you wouldn’t say “Ehhh, I don’t give it much thought. I’m just out there to survive”. A person could theoretically throw some rice, a few...

Carbohydrates and DIY Backcountry Meals
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Carbohydrates and DIY Backcountry Meals

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD We’ve looked at the overall benefits of dehydrating your own meals to take in the backcountry.  The question that we usually want to be answered next is “what do I take?”. Most meals are built on three main components: carbohydrates, proteins, and fat.  While each serves their own purpose, we’ll...

Benefits of DIY Backcountry Meals and Nutrition Performance
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Benefits of DIY Backcountry Meals and Nutrition Performance

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD Packaged food has gotten a bad reputation as of late; however, I’d be the first guy to admit that shoveling in a Mountain House after a tough hike tastes like a gourmet meal. I’m talking gourmet as in a five-star restaurant where your name has to be on ‘the list’...

Snack Ideas for Hiking and Biking
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Snack Ideas for Hiking and Biking

By Kim Pierce, MS, RD, LDN, CDE I’m a snack girl!  People always seem to comment on the fact that I bring snacks everywhere I go.  I’m here to explain why I do.  I find that I am ALWAYS hungry.  When I get hungry, I want to make sure I’m providing myself with good nutrition...

Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part Two
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Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part Two

by Rachel Patrick, RDN, LD Live to eat or eat to live? Whether you find yourself in a survival situation or just want to try a few backcountry delicacies, expand your outdoor knowledge with this guide exploring some foods that can be foraged, nutrition information, and preparation ideas. If you missed the previous part of...