Maintaining your energy and nourishment on the trail can be a challenge, especially on overnight or multi-day hikes. That’s where freeze dried food comes to the rescue.
Jerky is a nutrient-dense, convenient and shelf-stable meat product that has grown in popularity world wide. Making jerky at home can be much more economical than buying it.
Having a nutritious trail mix up your sleeve is a great way to stay energised in the outdoors. When you mix it right, you’ve got a lightweight snack that is filled with nutrients and ready to eat on-the-go.
It is important to get the food equation right for long multi day hikes. Having plenty of food to eat is not only important for energy and nutritional requirements but also for morale.
We all have those moments on a bushwalk when our energy levels drop and suddenly that next hill climb feels more like a mountain pass. It’s at that time you need to shove your hands in your pockets and pull out some tasty energy boosters to get your motor running.
Food is the main energy source for both exercise and maintaining body temperature, it is important to eat often and wisely when hiking, particularly on extended or physically demanding trips.