• Verity Jackson

Food Glorious Food

"A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger." - Edward Abbey

From one day to several days, there is one question on everyone’s mind…FOOD!! How much do I take? What do I take? How much will it weigh? Well the answer to this really quite simple, how long is a piece of string? Yes, that’s right, there is no one size fits all.

A little effort in the planning stages at home before your tramp will go a long way in the hills. For the weight conscious, creativity is the key, after all your whole kitchen is on your back.

Food is so important on any tramp, it is also one of the hardest factors. There are so many things to consider, such as:


Do I annoy other hut users by bringing in a big steak and a cheesecake

  • Do I go over the top and take as much as I can and just wing it on the day

  • Do I go for ready-made dehydrated meals like