Long distance backpackers, pursuing thousands of miles on trails such as the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail or Continental Divide Trail, have increased calorie needs to fuel long hiking days. Many find it easy to load up on junk food for its high calorie content, overlooking the importance of nutrients. However, a plant-based, nutrient-dense diet can make all the difference for maintaining energy during and recovering from a long day’s hike. In The Dietitian’s Resupply Box, you’ll find basic information about the importance of nutrition on a thru-hike, sample menus and meal ideas as well as recipes and tips for dehydrating food. Whether you’re a vegetarian, flexitarian, omnivore or vegan, this guide is a must-read for anyone who is looking to stay healthy on a long-distance adventure.