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    Quote Originally Posted by Headcase View Post
    Anyone have any thoughts on carrying MREs as food on the trail? Each one is 1200-1400 calories and weigh 2 lbs. In the Marines we only ate 2 a day because of the calorie count. Carrying six days of food would be 24 pounds, plus snacks. Any thoughts on this? They aren't cheap, about $80 for 12 meals, so I am wondering thoughts on weight and cost, or what is an alternative for food?
    WAY too heavy, too expensive, there are an infinite number of better options. You can get 3000 calories/day from 1.5 lbs of trail food per day at half the cost or less.
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