Updated February 07, 2018 by Ezra Glenn

The 10 Best Backpacking Foods

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in February of 2018. If you think you're going to get through the Adirondack Trail on peanuts and snack mixes alone, you're wrong. On any expedition, your body needs meals with plenty of protein, vitamins, and carbohydrates to keep you energized and fit. To make it easier for you, we've assembled a group of foods designed to keep you eating right on backpacking trips of any length. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best backpacking food on Amazon.

10. Paleo Meals To Go

9. Forever Young Mac & Cheese

8. Harmony House Foods

7. Greenbelly Meal 2 Go

6. Mary Janes Farm

5. White Bean and Lime Chili

4. Mountain House Essential Bucket

3. Backpacker's Pantry

2. Good To-Go Thai Curry

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1. Mountain House Skillet

Ezra Glenn
Last updated on February 07, 2018 by Ezra Glenn

Ezra is a writer, photographer, creative producer, designer, and record label operator from New York City. He has traveled around the world and ended up back where he started, though he's constantly threatening to leave again. Ezra holds a bachelor's from Bard College, and is currently enrolled in the MBA program at UCLA's Anderson School of Management. His professional experience includes a stint at the Brooklyn-based website “Rap Genius,” and he has run his own artist management and development agency. For the Wiki, he has developed expertise in the areas of travel, exercise, and home goods, and has researched extensively in the areas of electronics, furniture, and pet care.

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