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Dehydrating Canned and Frozen Food for Backcountry Meals
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Dehydrating Canned and Frozen Food for Backcountry Meals

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD Is there anything more exciting than preparing for a trip to the mountains?  I’d argue the mere potential of seeing wildlife and stepping foot in few places that others have wondered is reason enough to keep me coming back for more.  In the same breath, I’d say there’s very little...

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’...