What to take hiking/camping?

Does anybody have any good ideas about what to take camping for a week at a time, or for a 3 day hike in backcountry?



  • I am also going on a camping trip and was worried about what to bring. I eat SOO much fruit, but I don't want to have to carry it on my back. I was thinking nuts, bananas, raw energy bars, and dried fruits. Obviously, fresh fruit and veggies would be ideal, but just plain heavy!

  • http://www.hiking-gear-and-equipment-used-for-camping.com/camping-food.html

    Looks like dehyrated/ freeze dried is good. I was also thinking that nuts and seeds are compact, and rice and oatmeal would give a good load of cals for the space they take up.

  • hi folks,

    last summer i did a 3 day hiking trip int the alps carrying apples only for food. well, i had 2 lb of dried plums along and some almonds but never touched them. i admit, the first day the pack was heavy, but i

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