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Freeze-Drying Your Own Backpacking Meals: How to Eat Your Favorite Town Food on the Trail
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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.

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ZPACKS ULTRALIGHT BEAR BAGGING KIT (DCF, LARGE)
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Like new. Used once. Large Roll Top Food Bag – 1.5 ounces (43 grams) Rock Sack: .1 ounce (2.8 grams) Specs:Flat Dimensions: 17″ wide x 19.5″ tall (43 cm x…

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How to Plan Food for a Backpacking Trip (Member Q&A)
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Considerations for backcountry food planning, caloric density, packaging, and more for hiking and backpacking.

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Harvest Right Home Freeze Dryer Review
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The Harvest Right Home Freeze Dryer is a fantastic – and fantastically expensive – way to prepare backpacking meals.

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MSR 33 oz fuel bottle
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Hoping to find a bottle like the one in the pic: An MSR 33 oz. Condition is not important to me as long as it doesn’t leak. I’ll take what…

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SOLD: Heather’s Choice Sockeye Chowder
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Got 5 of these. Normally $15 each. Yours for $40 – almost half off. They are all marked between March & September of 2021 for expiration, but they’re sealed and…

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Peak Refuel Elk Ragu Pasta 4x
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Selling 4x Peak Refuel Elk Ragu Pasta, because I have extra; more than I need. Expire 7/2026. Selling all together.  $40.00 Shipped.  Pay via PayPal, friends and family, or you…

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Ursack Major
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From REI to the Sierras. Thanks!

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C.S. Instant Coffee
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Although the compact size, strong flavors, and wide distribution of Starbucks Via will always be attractive to ultralight backpackers, more discriminating coffee drinkers should consider C.S. Instant Coffee. It comes…

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Harvest Right Freeze Dryer
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Freeze drying is the ultimate DIY process for the passionate backcountry foodie. The food lasts much longer, is more nutritious, and cooks much faster than dehydrated foods. In addition, the…

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