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Backpacking Cooking Gear Guide

Building your backpacking kitchen from scratch? Upgrading your existing setup? In this article, we’re sharing some of our favorite backpacking cooking gear.

When we’re backpacking, we tend to focus on two things: the beautiful scenery, and what we’re eating for dinner! While tents and backpacks tend to get the most attention in backpacking gear guides, seeing as how much joy meal time brings us on the trail, we wanted to take a moment to shine the spotlight on our favorite backpacking cooking gear!

In this post, you’ll find our top recommendations for backpacking cooking equipment as well as the items we personally carry in our packs.

To find the complete list of cooking gear written by Fresh Off The Grid, head here.

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October 29, 2023

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