1,000 Calorie One-Pot Backpacking Meal Recipes

1,000 Calorie One-Pot Backpacking Meal Recipes

Looking for some new food ideas for your next backpacking trip? Here are ten of my favorite high-calorie, lightweight backpacking meals you can try.

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10 Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Long Distance Backpacking

10 Best Backpacks For Thru-Hiking And Long Distance Backpacking

Planning your first thru-hike and wondering what kind of pack is best for long distance backpacking? Here are ten of the most popular lightweight backpacks for thru-hikers.

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Create Your Own Backpacking Gear List With My Free Gear Calculator Spreadsheet

Create Your Own Backpacking Gear List With My Free Gear Calculator Spreadsheet

You can use this free tool to design your own gear list, automatically calculate weight and costs, and see how different gear will affect your pack weight and budget.

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My Current Backpacking Gear List (12.2 lb Base Weight)

My Current Backpacking Gear List (12.2 lb Base Weight)

This is my current backpacking gear list that I have used since Spring of 2016. I’ve been very satisfied with it so far. It provides a good combination of utility, comfort and light weight for three-season backpacking.

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Five Day Lightweight Backpacking Meal Plan

Five Day Lightweight Backpacking Meal Plan

Here is a complete 5-day meal plan similar to what I eat on my long hikes. This plan provides 3,500-5,000 calories from 2- 3 pounds of food per day.

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