Five day hiking menu – great dinner recipes

Hiking Menu five 5 days

Tweet We received a terrific email from Meredith sharing her dinner recipes for the Overland Track hike. The menu can be used for any outdoors trip where you need food that will last a few days without refrigeration, is lightweight, easy to pack and won’t spoil. What we love about it is that it is really simple. […]

Dehydrating meals for hiking – some tips and tricks

Dehydrating meals for camping or backpacking

Tweet We have been having an email conversation with Julie about a few of the finer details of dehydrating full meals. She had a couple of excellent questions that we decided were well worth sharing here. Over to Julie’s email: I’ve recently bought your ebook “Food to Go”, which I’ve found a huge help for […]

Vegetarian hiking recipes

Tweet We love it when readers  share information and new ideas. Sonja contacted us recently about Food to Go and asked how many vegetarian recipes there were in the eBook. She is heads off on many multiday trips in Australia and was looking for some new  ideas. There is a vegetarian backpacking food section in […]

Bits and pieces

Lake Oberon at Dawn

Tweet Like many of you,  we have been trying to juggle work, family and trip planning into our busy lives. Here are a few things that have been happening around the world of Our Hiking Blog. Food to Go – Feedback Jonathan  let us know by email that Farm Pride Egg Powder is now available […]

Food – a menu for 9 days hiking

Lightweight food for a 9 day hike?
Making sure you are not bored with your hiking meals?
Some great ideas to keep you fuelled up on an long bushwalking trip?

What food to take on an extended hike is always something that challenges us before a trip. Balancing weight, freshness and variety all make for interesting discussions as we plan our menu

Vegetarian hiking food ideas

Tweet Vegetarian hiking food? Tasty vegetarian treats from an experienced hiker and bushwalker? Simple vegetarian food ideas for a multi day hiking trip? Clare give us her ideas to keep any vegetarian happy with a full stomach on a hiking trip. Clare, our eldest daughter, is in the second year of an Outdoor Education degree. […]

Food preparation for the Overland Track – Tasmania – Part One

Tweet We received an email from Lauren about a common issue for people who are infrequent multiday hikers, what to do about FOOD? We have posted the answer here so others can share our suggestions and post comment with their ideas. In this first section we cover basic food sourcing, breakfast and snacks. Question: Greetings, […]