Backpacking Food

Stoveless Trail Deli Plates

I’ve been experimenting with stoveless food on the backpacking trail and find that I’m drawn to foods I would normally eat without heating. A variety of different tastes and textures can be achieved by creating the trail version of a deli plate. There are endless combinations that are possible. If it’s a weekend trip in … Continue reading »

New Hungry Spork book!

The Hungry Spork TRAIL RECIPES is now available in print and ebook.  With more than 50 recipes, this book is a companion to the first Spork book, which focused on planning for a thru-hike, with an emphasis on recipes. You will find vegan and meat alternatives for most recipes and feedback from a fleet of … Continue reading »

Resupply on the John Muir Trail

Resupply options are fairly straightforward in the northern section of the John Muir Trail (JMT) but it gets a little more complicated in the rugged, southern section where no backcountry ranches exist. For those with a strict timetable, it may be undesirable to have to spend a couple of days exiting the trail to get … Continue reading »