Trail mix is the mother of all backpacking food and has been fueling nomadic lifestyles for centuries. Also known as GORP (Good Old Raisins and Peanuts), trail mix's benefits are huge - it’s nutritious, tasty, ingredients are easy to find, no cooking needed, and it preserves and travels well.
Let’s look at some classic (and not so classic) sweet and savory DIY trail mixes.
Some things to keep in mind:
Taste the Best Backpacking Meal
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