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I'd cut my brush shorter long before I'd take the time to try drilling it. But If I was serious about going ultra light, I wouldn't pack a normal/modified toothbrush at all, I'd take a finger brush, either a reusable one: Or some disposable ones: I used to keep a couple brush-ups in my bag, they work ok, but honestly you could probably achieve the ...


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For breakfast I bring freezer-bag-cooking porridge with powdered Scottish oats and chocolate protein powder, mixed with nuts and honey. Each portion is in its own bag. You add warm water, stir, and you have your proteins served along with carbs. And it tastes great. Pros: easy to do once you have a bulk of the ingredients (I may point out to my source if ...


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Assuming that you have easy access to drinkable water and some time when cooking, lentils can be soaked in cold water for an hour or two to reduce the cooking time. Soaked, red lentils should easily be done in about 10 minutes and not take much more time than most sorts of pasta. I would also reconsider if hard cheese is too heavy. A ripe hard cheese can ...


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Protein powder. Add it to your food. Add it to water. Add it to hot-water+powdered milk.


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I found a way myself to carry peanut butter that works well. It is indirect: with this system, you don't carry peanut butter "as is". What you do, is to make your own fruit leather with added peanut butter. This adds plenty of calories and taste to your fruit leather and is also easy to transport. The drawback is, you can't put too much in any leather tray ...


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I do a lot of strength training when not backpacking, and try to keep my protein up around ~140 grams per day, on average. I asked a related question over on the fitness.stackexchange.com site, and at this point make all my own meals (usually with my dehydrator) because I find pre-made-hiker-food to be junk. The lightest protein source I know of is simply ...


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I don't understand why you're so centric around protein. There are protein bars, some of which contain over 20g of protein. There are also freeze dried meats which is actually more protein dense(higher protien-weight ratio) than protein bars. Freeze dried foods generally offer the best weight to calorie ratio, because they have almost no water weight. Even ...


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I agree with the double-bagging or using a plastic tub inside a bag or the other way around. I think the best thing you can do is to test out various methods/containers before you go. It will allow you to find out what works and will also allow you to practice having to deal with the messy stuff at home where you can figure out what else you might need to ...



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