I’ve never really given this any consideration over the last 30 years plus of paddling. I can’t really remember a time where I have carried food and drink on the river or even thought about until quite recently.
When I go hill walking or mountain biking I always take snacks and a drink.
I’ve used pretty much all of the “outdoor” branded sports bars out there. They are convenient but after a while eating them becomes a chore. It’s hard work on your jaw. Chocolate melts and packets of sweets are not usually sealed that well. That’s important as I want to be able to carry something in my PFD and not have to rummage in a dry bag buried in the boat.Continue reading