Backpacking Meal Ideas
Popular choices: Instant hot cereals, dehydrated eggs, pancake mix, breakfast bars, granola, dry cereal, instant tea, coffee, powdered milk, juice, fresh fruit, dried fruits.
Popular choices: Jerky, dried fruit, fig bars, bagels (best for shorter trips), energy bars and nuts.
Map and compass/GPS.
Extra water and a way to purify it.
Rain gear and extra clothing.
Safety items: fire, light, and a whistle.
First aid kit.
Knife or multi-purpose tool.
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