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Gear Heads - Electrolyte Powder

I usually bring enough electrolyte powder to make two liters a day of fluid. This helps ensure I don’t over hydrate with water and adds a bit of flavor to water that sometimes has a less than ideal taste. It also is a good source of simple carbohydrates to help keep your blood sugar up while trekking. Which product you choose is a matter of personal preference. Just make sure you try it out on some practice walks before you hit the trail so you know your stomach tolerates it well.

This is the drink I use

I tend to buy it in the large containers, but you could buy it in smaller sizes like:

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