NUTRITION PLANNING FOR EXTENDED BACKCOUNTRY HUNTS
Two years ago, I planned my first ever week long DIY backcountry hunt on our great public lands in the Rocky Mountains. Fast forward to this year and I decided to embark on a 14 day hunt returning to the wonderful state of Colorado. I love the planning phase of the hunt, just as much as the actual hunt and when you start doing these adventure style hunts, it becomes a part of you in a sense. I’ve said it many times before, but the experiences that you have will be forever life changing and help you in all aspects of your life. These hunts can put you in some of the toughest physical and mental circumstances that our relatively cushioned lives usually don’t challenge us with. There are many ways that you can prepare yourself to lessen the severity of these struggles, and I think nutrition is near the top of that list.
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