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List of the best backpacking foods, as ranked by food lovers and backpackers. When you’re serious about backpacking, whether it’s just for a hike or for long European travels, you know that keeping food on your person at all time is important. If you’re in the middle of a hike there won’t be a market to pick any food up. Not to mention it can be dangerous not to eat a snack when your blood sugar is low and your head feels light. Keeping backpack-friendly foods on you during a backpacking trip may actually save your life. Fast to eat and light to carry foods and snacks are essential for any backpacking adventure, long or short.

The foods on this list don’t need any preparation to eat and won’t go bad after a long trip. These foods are safe to take on a trip without fear of missing out on the nutrients you need to stay healthy on a backpacking trip. Either pre-packaged or easy to prepare and put into Tupperware, the foods on this list are sure to be perfect on any type of trip.

What are the best backpacking foods? This list features the top foods to take with you during a backpacking trip. If your favorite backpacking food isn't on the list of best fods for backpacking, make sure to add it.

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Trail Mix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Trail Mix

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Dark Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Energy Bar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Energy Bar

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Dried fruit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Banana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Apple is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Flour tortilla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Flour tortilla

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Gatorade is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Jerky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Sandwich wrap is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Raisin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Granola is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Granola

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Mac & Cheese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Mac & Cheese

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Cup a Soup is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Cup a Soup

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Orange is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Pinto Beans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Oatmeal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Ritz Cracker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Ritz Cracker

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Walnuts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Snickers Candy Bar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Snickers Candy Bar

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Croissant is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Gummy bear is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Carrot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Mashed Potatoes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Mashed Potatoes

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Light Tuna Canned In Water is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Rice is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Green bean is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Mango is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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String cheese is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Pita is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Powdered Eggs is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Powdered Eggs

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Grits is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Banana Nut Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Hummus is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Creamed corn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Jam is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Jam

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Pancake Mix is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods
Pancake Mix

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Fig Newtons is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods

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Soup is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Backpacking Foods