Refuel on hike

Getting enough to drink and eat on a hike is one of the things that inexperienced hikers often underestimate the importance of

Bringing your own energy

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt.

For many at home the next supply of energy is not further away than the fridge. But on a hike you realize just how important food and water is the first time your mind and body stars to shuts down, and you stumble on, confused, hungry and dreaming of just a zip of water or a handful of raisins

Hiking is a great place to learn about the importance of food, what to bring, how to store it, prepare it and how to secure that you limit what you eat, to have enough energy to make it all the way

hiker walking with a fuel food station along on the hike on his back. Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Hikers most often have to bring their own fuel – and make sure they have enough to make it all the way

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