Have you ever been stumped for what to eat on a multi-day hike? It’s enough to challenge even an experienced adventurer, or scare off a beginner contemplating their <a href="https://weareexplorers.co/checklist-first-time-campers/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">first overnight hike</a>.\r\n\r\nClean eating is often thrown out the window when backcountry hiking. There's nothing like an exhausting, all-day hike to tempt you to treat-yo-self with “trail mix” that’s 90% M&M’s.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<img class="aligncentre size-full aligncenter" src="https://media.giphy.com/media/4loeTm5sJaKt2/giphy.gif" width="460" height="629" />\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nPacking sufficient lightweight food, without refrigeration, is a huge challenge. Eating clean and healthy is usually the last thing on your mind. Yet hiking is the time your body needs the healthiest food as you burn around <a href="https://www.livestrong.com/article/299000-the-calories-burned-per-hour-in-hiking/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">600 calories per hour.</a>\r\n\r\nSo how do you eat clean when on the trail? Here are our 10 top tips on how to cook up some delicious, healthy hiking food in the wilderness.