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I love bananas and can eat a half-dozen to a dozen a day while at home. While out on the trail I try to have one or two a day. I also enjoy taking with me peaches, grapes, prunes (very good for you on-trail) and such, like yourself. What I have always done is keep them in the middle part of my backpack. Above anything heavy that can squish them (food bag) ...


We have never hiked in temperatures that went up to 95 F, but we have taken oranges on much longer trips than 2-3 days, with no problem, with day-time temperatures in the low 80s, and very sunny skies. As others have said, put the fruit in a plastic bag in the middle of your pack; it will be protected from being squashed, and insulated to some degree from ...

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