The favorite part of anyone’s hike. Okay, not necessarily … but food is definitely something hikers think about — a lot.

Before I tackled my New England hike, I wanted to do a three-day “test hike,” and for this I purchased some food that I could get at my local grocery store. I’m still thinking about doing mail drops with freezer bag meals, but for the test hike I wanted to keep it simple.

Here’s a YouTube video about what I’m planning on eating for the test hike: