Summit Daily News – High Gear: TrailFoody delivery… 7/5/2017

High Gear: TrailFoody delivery is like a summer camp care package from mom

When you push hard, you need to have fuel. As a Honey Stinger athlete, I have an allegiance to some of the yummiest fuel out there, but when TrailFoody got in touch about testing their stuff, I was interested. One can only eat so much honey-based energy food on the trail or skin track.

All in one place

The TrailFoody package arrived at my door and, as I opened it, I couldn’t help but feel like a kid at camp who just got a care package from mom. I looked over the contents and wondered what each item would taste like. It all came with a handy stuff sack, but some of the items made their way to the handy waist-belt pockets on my pack for easy access. Some of my other favorite bars went into the stuff sack to keep everything organized, and then I tucked the whole thing conveniently in my pack for the next adventure in the hills.

I like the stuff sack idea — being organized is a key element of success. Knowing your food is in, say, an orange sack makes finding it in a cramped pack that much easier, saving time and energy on the trail. Having it in a bright sack also means you most likely won’t forget to put it back in your pack after snack time. As Gerry Roach said, “Never get separated from your lunch.”

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High Gear: TrailFoody delivery is like a summer camp care package from mom

 

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