248-Changing tastes in trail food

Show notes

I’ve been hiking and camping for many years and I’ve found that my tastes in food have slowly  but steadily evolved, changing bit by bit which is to be expected. Recently however my on-trail diet has gone through a revolution rather than evolution which has changed the way that I hike. In this podcast episode we look at what’s changed in my diet and the impact this has had.

Podcast overview

Podcast introduction

  • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:30)
    • 2023 Spreadsheet 
      • Open up this spreadsheet to get the best from this episode
    • So what’s changed? (time index 0:02:07)
      • South Coast Track context
      • Food tastes
      • What didn’t I eat and why?
    • Impact on hiking style (time index 0:07:39)
      • Biggest change for many years
      • What this means in practice?
    • Discussion on food in the spreadsheet (time index 0:10:59)
      • Some caveats regarding my food choices
      • Check you food usage after a hike to see what you an reduce/change in future
    • Final thoughts (time index 0:18:19)
      • Food is an ever involving process
      • Always taste test!

Close (time index 0:19:46)


Go to our written article Food on the trail: a detailed look for my 7 days spreadsheets and general discussion why I choose the food I do

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