Breakfast (oatmeal, granola, freeze-dried breakfast, etc.)
Lunch (bagels, summer sausage, cheese, smoked salmon, etc.)
Dinner (pasta, couscous, rice, freeze-dried dinner, etc.)
Snacks (cookies, GORP, jerky, candy bars, dried fruit, etc.)
Electrolyte replacement drink mix (pack plenty)
What should you eat after a hike?
What to eat before a hike. As stated above, carbs are key. For a short morning hike, fuel yourself with a light breakfast like eggs, whole grain non-sugary cereal or oatmeal. Other pre-day hike food ideas include whole-wheat toast, low-fat yogurt, whole grain pasta, brown rice, fruits, and vegetables.