Best Backpacking Meals of 2022

It's almost a given that dinner time is among the most memorable aspects of any hiking excursion. There's nothing like warm, satisfying food after an extended day of hiking. When selecting the top meals for backpackers in 2022, we consider the taste and nutritional value, as well as packability preparation time, as well as cleanup. Also weight, calories, and price are certainly important for most backpackers, which is why we came up with helpful "calories per ounce" and "calories per dollar" specifications for each. For more information about selecting the best meal look at our table of comparisons along with buying tips in the section below the top picks. To complete your toolkit for mealtimes check out our guide about the top backpacking stoves.

It’s almost a given that dinner time is among the most memorable aspects of any hiking excursion. There’s nothing like warm, satisfying food after an extended day of hiking. When selecting the top meals for backpackers in 2022, we consider the taste and nutritional value, as well as packability preparation time, as well as cleanup. Also weight, calories and price are certainly important for most backpackers, which is why we came up with helpful “calories per ounce” and “calories per dollar” specifications for each. For more information about selecting the best meal look at our table of comparisons along with buying tips in the section below the top picks. To complete your toolkit for mealtimes check out our guide about the top backpacking stoves.