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Mark Fowler
(KramRelwof) - MLife

Locale: Namadgi
1.5 litres per day on 02/19/2013 14:45:33 MST Print View

I find that a day's normal food for walking takes up about 1.5 litres of pack capacity (pasta, biscuits, muesli, cheese etc) thus 2 days = 3 litres. What are you putting in the other 37 litres? I very comfortably get gear and 8 days food into a 40 litre pack for conditions around freezing.

Joe L
(heyyou) - MLife

Locale: Cutting brush off of the Arizona Tr
Nutella: nut butter with cocoa on 03/19/2013 22:34:06 MDT Print View

Nutella is chocolate flavored hazelnut butter. IIRC 190 calories per ounce.

Franco Darioli
(Franco) - M

Locale: @Tarptent
Max calories, minimum space? on 03/19/2013 23:16:59 MDT Print View

yes with 50% sugar

Josh Brock

Locale: Outside
not the food on 03/20/2013 09:16:24 MDT Print View

I agree with mark Your problem is in your gear not your food. My gorilla only holds 46 liters and is never full when I go back packing in the summer. I fit my whole set up and an Ipad(movies, books and on sight photo editing) and a DSLR camera.

If the weather is good enough try an emergency bivy with full clothes on a pad. Ive used that set up before with no issues. but you might want to test that at home first to make sure.

When is your trip? any idea about the weather?