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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-15-2006, 03:02 AM Thread Starter
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What is the best breakfast before a hike?

Anyone here know what would be the best possible breakfast before a hike? What would give me the most energy?

I need all the energy I can get...
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Micky Dee's BLT Bagel, hash Browns , and a large Starbucks Coffee.
Note this is high in salt (1300 grms) which will help you retain water.

Really you can't go wrong with bacon & eggs & pancakes. Lots of protein, fat, and carbs. It may seen a bit heavy for the first hour but after that I find I'm good till around 4 hr.

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I on the other hand eat a mix of:
1 cup of slow oatmeal
1/3 cup of slivered almonds
a handful of currents
a smaller handful of chocolate chips
some small chips of candied ginger
and 2 cups of milk.
eaten cold as in not cooked and this lasts me till 3 pm from 6 am when I eat breke. I haven't any idea of nutrient values but it works for me.
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I don't eat breakfast...

I have masses of energy...
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The idea of eating when I first get up makes me feel sick, but if I'm hiking I force down some oatmeal with a bit of milk, a banana, and maybe some kind of egg thing picked up on the way. This seems to be the combo that works for me. Oh and coffee...very important!
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Most important is plenty of beer the night before - carbo loading. Seriously, as long as you drink enough water to avoid dehydration it works.
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If on time, I have oatmeal with trail mix stirred in,
but usually it's Tim's 12 grain bagel toasted with cream cheese and coffee mmmmm

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Just go with Darrenbell; he'll feed ya real good...

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