Camping, Travel, Climbing, Whey And Desert
Below is my packing list (foodstuff only) for a trip to Denver this Thursday, July 14th. I'm going to Denver for 7 days and 7 nights. We'll be doing one overnight in Rocky Mountain National, and several day trips that revolve around climbing.
I have one checked bag...
Food (and accoutrements) packing list:
Brain Octain (I need a different travel container, the stock Bulletproof containers leak)
Butter (A stick a day...)
Hot coco (coco powder, coco butter, butter, stevia)
More stevia (in individual packets)
Coconut fudge (coconut oil, coco powder, roasted hazelnuts)
Coffee (shaker bottle, hand grinder)
This packing list accomplishes two goals:
#1 It won't be a big deal to simply not-eat until mid-to-late afternoon if there isn't anything acceptable around
#2 I really like desert at night!!!! I'll have the ingredients for coconut fudge, but if I'm in my bivi in Rocky Mountain National, or need an easy desert - hot coco will do the trick very well!!!
(Third goal) I am considering... packing more nutritious sources of protein. e.g. smoked salmon or whey protein (I'm packing collagen). I don't own whey protein, and I'm not sure if it currently meets my needs. I understand it as an option, but I perceive it as my third or 4th choice almost-always.
1- Really good animal meat from a ruminant or wild caught salmon
2- Collagen (I can feel it's dramatic affect on my soft tissue repair and recovery)
3- Pastured eggs (I've only recently been able to find a reliable source for GREAT eggs, this ranking may change once I regularly get that supply)
4- Whey - and it seems a distant 4th; it seems like a commodity to me - PROTEIN - like (3-sets-of-12) or (an-hour-of-cardio). This may be a distant connection, but I may prefer to work out less so that I may require less protein, than need whey on a day-to-day.
Does anyone think whey has potential to add value to my trip, or should I just drink more collagen protein?
***That was a tangent****
What else is worth putting on my back for 6 miles and 3k elevation gain? (many of fats actually make so much sense, great energy-to-weight ratio)