Base Camp Food are proud stockists of Summit To Eat, a tasty and affordable freeze-dried food range. But this isn’t just your average Freeze-Dried Food! They offer a great range of main meals, higher calorie options for those with bigger appetites and some really yummy breakfast / dessert options.
The Duke of Edinburgh award is something a young person must experience at least once in their lifetime. This flexible programme helps to develop young people for life; pushing personal boundaries to gain new skills.
Each year, The Duke of Edinburgh give a list of recommended, designed to help challengers enjoy the adventure at full power and without adding too much weight to rucksacks. This year Wayfayrer is the food of choice for DofE and if you're not familiar with Wayfayrer yet, let us introduce the brand to you.
Here is a guest review blog from expert wild camper Lee Taylor - you can visit his blog site here:
Lee bought a range of Bla Band meals from us...
Bla Band Wilderness Stew
Base Camp Food offer the best range of meals for Duke of Edinburgh expeditions through our range of DofE approved meals from Beyond the Beaten Track
About Ready to Eat Meals
Base Camp Food have a wide selection of ready to eat camping meals. These meals have an advantage over our range of freeze dried meals as there is no need to carry, and add water. The disadvantage is they are heavier, however they make great meals for weekend expeditions and camping trips. The Beyond the Beaten Track meals in stock at Base Camp Food are ready to eat either hot or cold but we recommend you heat them for a tasty warming meal after a day on the hills! The Beyond the Beaten Track meals are approved kit for DofE expeditions. Our full range of Beyond the Beaten Track meals can be found here. We also stock the tasty and popular Wayfayrer meals.
The Widest Selection of Meals in the UK
Base Camp Food has a wide range of DofE approved meals. We stock vegetarian camping meals as well as meat versions and there is something to suit all tastes. To start the day, our DofE approved All Day Breakfast is warming and tasty. For a vegetarian ready to eat camping meal why not taste our Vegetable Curry with Rice is warming and tasty with a good blend of spice – a real team favourite! We also stock a range of desserts which are approved for DofE expeditions – we love the rich and creamy Rice Pudding from beyond the Beaten Track. Base Camp Food also stock a range of self heating Beyond the Beaten Track meals which come complete with a flameless ration heater so there is no need to carry a stove!
DofE Approved Stoves
Base Camp Food stocks also stocks a wide range of camping stoves and cookware, including the DofE approved stoves from Trangia. Trangia offers a superb coking system which is used all over the world. There is a collection of stoves to choose from which are various sizes and offers a choice of non stick options. The Trangia 27-1 UL is ideal for one or two backpackers and includes a stove, two saucepans and a frying pan – why not find out more here. We also offer some great utensils and cookware for backpacking – you will always find a Vargo titanium spork in out team packs (and lunch boxes!)
Free UK Delivery on Lightweight Outdoor Camping Meals
All camping meals, DofE expedition food, lightweight stoves and cookware come with free UK delivery from Base Camp Food, including the Beyond the Beaten Track meals. Our free delivery option normally takes 3-5 working days. If you need your Beyond the Beaten Track meals with next day delivery then we can do that too for a small charge.
Base Camp Food has the widest range of lightweight outdoor meals with free UK delivery.
New Meals at Base Camp...
Here at Base Camp Food we are always on the look out for tasty new meals to add to range so you can try something new on your next trip
We already have the widest range in the UK, but during 2016 we are expecting more. This week sees the arrival of Bla Band meals at Base Camp. Bla Band are the market leaders in Scandinavia and have a tasty range of main meals, including more gluten free meals to add to our existing collection. Each meal contains 650Kcal and is priced at £5.99
Base Camp has over 100 freeze dried meals in stock, all with free delivery. Bla Band meals are a superb addition to our freeze dried meals. Why not try a gluten free Indian Chicken Stew on your next trip or for a tasty vegetarian lightweight meal, how about a Couscous with chilli spiced vegetables
Don't forget we also have a superb range of stoves and lightweight cookware including a great selection of Evernew titanium which arrived a couple of weeks ago and is already proving very popular
Thanks as always for supporting Base Camp Food
Expedition Foods are new to Base Camp Food from the start of 2015 but are already proving to be one of our most popular ranges! There is a good selection of gluten free meals and the lightweight, high energy range gives a great balance of weight and energy.
About Expedition Foods
Established in 1995, Expedition Foods has been providing top quality freeze-dried meals to internationally acclaimed explorers, rowers, sailors, endurance athletes and mountaineers as well as campers, scouts, film crews, military personnel and rescue service teams all over the world.
Expedition Foods’ delicious light-weight meals provide the perfect nutrition for a wide range of outdoor pursuits. Manufactured in Britain, Expedition Foods is an expert in producing meals that retain all the nutrition of a perfectly balanced meal in a single, light-weight packet. The meals deliver the fuel and balanced nutrition required for the most gruelling of challenges!
Expedition Food of Choice
Expedition Foods have a number of accolades. They were recently voted the most preferred brand of meal at the prestigious "4 Deserts Race Series" and are the food of choice for world record holders, The Islanders, during their GB Row 2013; Meghan Hicks, the 2013 Ladies Champion of the Marathon des Sables; adventurers James Cracknell and Ben Fogle; our meals were even enjoyed by Prince Harry during his Walking With The Wounded South Pole 2013 Expedition.
Benefits of Expedition Food
- Freshest ingredients freeze dried for great taste
- Can be rehydrated in minutes
- Superb value, especially with Base Camp Food’s free delivery
- High energy 800Kcal options available
- No refrigeration required and long shelf life
- Ultra lightweight and easy to carry
- Great range of breakfasts, main meals and dessert recipes
Full Range Available
Base Camp Food have the full range of Expedition Foods available to buy. With breakfast, main meals for both meat-eaters and vegetarians and a selection of desserts. There is also a comprehensive offering of gluten free options.
Breakfasts include the tasty Oats and Blueberries for a high energy start to the day with 800Kcal and only 180g.
Already one of the most popular main meals containing meat is the Beef and Potato Hotpot 800Kcal. For those of you who prefer some spice the Chicken Tikka is a tasty combination of chicken and rice in a spicy Tikka sauce.
If you have a gluten free dietary requirement then our Gluten Free meals include a good selection from Expedition Foods.
As always, Base Camp Food offer free delivery on all UK orders so is the perfect choice for lightweight Expedition Food meals in the UK.