Food and Consumables
A curated guide to backpacking food ideas, meals, ingredients, strategies, skills, podcasts, forums, research, education, product recommendations, and more.Details
Home Freeze-Drying vs. Other Trail Food Preparation Strategies
Drew Smith talks about the place of home freeze-drying in the wider context of trail food strategies, and attempts freeze dried french toast!Details
2022 Backpacking Light Members Choice Awards
First annual Members Choice Awards – what gear do our members use and love as we near the end of 2022?Details
Good To-Go Packaged Meals
Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Good To-Go Packaged Meals.Details
Food for the Sole Packaged Meals
Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Food for the Sole Packaged Meals.Details
Peak Refuel Packaged Meals
Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Peak Refuel Packaged Meals.Details
Is Buying a Home Freeze-Dryer Worth the Money?
Home Freeze-dryers are handy but expensive. Are they worth the cost? We show you how to find out.Details
How to Store Freeze-dried Food
Best practices for storing your freeze-dried food (plus one killer chiles rellenos recipe).Details
Why is it hard to freeze-dry liquids?
In part four of his ongoing series, Drew Smith tackles freeze-drying a smoothie.Details
Why Freeze-Dried Food Retains Taste and Nutrition
In part three of his ongoing series on freeze-drying, Drew Smith explores the science behind how freeze-drying preserves important nutrients – and why it matters.Details
(2) Loksak Opsak Bags 9″ x 10″
I have 2 Loksak Opsak bags lying around. Size 9″ x 10″ Original packaging not included. $11 shippedDetails
Foodsaver v4440 Vacuum Sealer
Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Foodsaver V4440 Vacuum Sealer.Details
Packit Gourmet Cook-in Bags
Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Packit Gourmet Cook-in Bags.Details
WTB gossamer gear warm sak pot cozy
If you have one that you’d like to unload, hit me up. Medium size please. Thanks.Details
How Does Freeze-Drying work? (The Physics of Making Freeze-Dried Backpacking Food)
Why and how does freeze-drying work? The physics and science of freeze-drying your own backpacking food, plus a killer freeze-dried hash browns recipe.Details
GAZ fuel canisters
Multiple GAZ fuel canisters Intact, never used 3 double sized $2 each 7 or 8 small sized $1 each Or best offerDetails
Freeze-Drying Your Own Backpacking Meals: How to Eat Your Favorite Town Food on the Trail
In this freeze-drying installment, we discuss the history of freeze-drying and experiment with using a freeze dryer to prepare our favorite take-out town meal for enjoyment in the backcountry.Details
ZPACKS ULTRALIGHT BEAR BAGGING KIT (DCF, LARGE)
SOLD Like new. Used once. Price includes shipping+fees. Ships USPS Priority Mail next business day after payment received. Large Roll Top Food Bag – 1.5 ounces (43 grams) Rock Sack:…Details
How to Plan Food for a Backpacking Trip (Member Q&A)
Considerations for backcountry food planning, caloric density, packaging, and more for hiking and backpacking.Details
Harvest Right Home Freeze Dryer Review
The Harvest Right Home Freeze Dryer is a fantastic – and fantastically expensive – way to prepare backpacking meals.Details
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