Food Review – Backpacker Pucks

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backpackerpucklogoWhile working at Backwoods in overland park I met a gentleman named Matt who was introduced to me as the Backpacker Puck guy. I had no idea what they were talking about at first but every now and again he would stop in give us samples of his line of meal bars.

He describes them as a mixture of  9 to 12 ingredients both wet and dry. They will always have a nut chopped or in butter form and a fruit.    There are several savory flavors that include: Chocolate Cherry, Peanut Butter Banana, Pumpkin Spice, and his latest flavor Apples and Cinnamon. He is always working on new flavors and mixtures. He has stated he is looking into some type of a Pistachio Puck.

The pucks are incredibly filling and dense but moist enough that they fall apart.  Each puck has incredible flavoring. The thing that sets them apart is that unlike many of the other bars is that they are low in sugar and sodium.  They pack a high calorie punch as well. Averaging around 450 calories per bar.  They also pack a whopping 27% of your daily fiber.  All of which are fantastic for adventures of any kind.


Make sure you take a look at the packaging because he has some fantastic instructions on each puck.

“Recommended for people who want to rock out hardcore!!”

“Recommended for people who want to defeat fear!!!! Enjoy the Power”

I am very excited to get out on the trail and give these pucks a true workout.  If you would like to know more information about the Backpackers Pucks or to order them check out the Backpacker Pucks Facebook page.   Matt is currently working on a website in which you can order directly from the site. At present he is taking orders directly through messages and emails via the Facebook page.



Adam Nutting relishes being an avid backpacker, hiker, and all-around adventure junkie. While he currently spends his time hiking in the backcountry of southern Arizona, he grew up in Missouri, where he was naturally inclined to spend as much time as he could outdoors. Adam’s passion for the outdoors grew as he climbed the ranks of the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts, eventually attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

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