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Hiking Tips: Food for Energy on the Trail

July 20, 2010

Hiking, especially on long trails, require energy. Here are some articles on how to sustain your energy while hiking.

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Maintaining your enery on the trail | Great Outdoors Tips with

Eat an energy bar or a good part of an energy bar at least every 2 to 2 1/2 hours while hiking energetically. Oh, one more thing. Carrying energy-dense foods for energy on the trail gives you an added advantage. …

Publish Date: 07/14/2010 12:09

http://freeoutdoors.com/blog/?p=8379

Precautions while trekking | Travel First Aid Kit Shop

The more you go, the more energy you need. Maintain your energy by eating at regular intervals. Do not eat large portions, but rely on energy bars or fruit snacks. Drinkwater Water is the elixir of life or it is believed. … Any good sports brand you can recommend good hiking shoes. Socks Most trekking areas are cold. So, warm clothes and thick wool socks should be selected for trekking. Wool mixed with plastics is useful because it prevents moisture on feet. Fitness …

Publish Date: 07/17/2010 11:03

http://www.travelfirstaidkitsshop.com/precautions-while-trekking/

Hiking and Camping Food | Colorado Hiking

The best hiking and camping food is easily transportable, easy to fix, and tastes good. If you’re not going to look forward to eating it, don’t take it along just because it happens to be lightweight and is labeled camping food. …

Publish Date: 06/29/2010 13:59

http://www.coloradohiking.org/hiking-and-camping-food.html

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Organizing Your Backpacking Food

August 17, 2009

Here is a blog post on organizing your food.

Planning is the key to a balance between having enough to eat while backpacking or hiking and not overloading your backpack. Planning can also help minimize the time it takes to prepare your meals while on the trail. It can also help reduce the frustration that comes from not being able to find what you need when you need it.

For the complete article, go to the food organization article.

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Organize Your Hiking and Backpacking Food

July 19, 2009

Organizing your backpack, whether for a day trip or for a through hike, will make things much easier in the wilderness.

“The better organized your backpack is, the easier it will be for you to find things that you need along the trail.”

Here’s a helpful article on hiking and backpacking food planning.

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