Nothing beats a good meal at 6,000 feet. You’ve worked hard, the air is cool and clear, all of your taste buds are humming in the alpine air. Whether you like old-fashioned comfort foods or a lighter-contemporary fair, we’ve compiled a selection of meals that’ll make those evenings on the summit (or even at your favorite campground) even more magical.
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Arguably the most important meal of the day, these breakfast dishes will give you the energy you need to push through to the next campsite.
Whether you're hitting the trail for a day hike or multi-day excursion, easy-to-eat snacks are a necessity to help you reach your final destination.
Some hikers may consider it optional, but nothing beats a sweet post-dinner treat (especially when foraged berries are involved).