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NUTRITION

THE EXPERTS Brenda Braaten

Braaten is a registered dietitian, AT and Long Trail alum, and author of Pack Light, Eat Right.

Claudia Carberry

Carberry, a registered dietitian, runs a fitness website called Charge the Trail (chargethetrail.com).

THE STRATEGY

When you’re heading out for a weekend backpacking trip, how you eat doesn’t really matter. “You can do everything wrong and still enjoy yourself,” Braaten says. Hike for longer than two weeks without proper nutrition, however, and you risk

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