How To Backpack Light While Bringing Power Foods



The biggest struggle for backpackers is weight. So one simple tick I use to ensure I have the power food to move forward up the tail while also cutting down on weight is oatmeal packets.

When backpacking, oatmeal can be eaten with just a plastic spoon.   Simply boil water (or heat to preference) and pour it in an individual oatmeal pouch.   Be sure to buy individual pouches that have a wax based inner liner and you are good to go.   No dishes to clean up and very little to pack out.

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