Whether we were returning from an acclimation hike or arriving at our next new camp up the mountain, our team always had delicious roasted peanuts and freshly made popcorn waiting for us in the mess tent. Not only is this the tradition of the better organized outfitters but they are also two of my most favorite snacks.
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My appetite disappeared the second day on the trail but I always ate the popcorn each day with the same enthusiasm that I carry at sea-level.
The other items on the table are; coffee, milk, tea, energy drink, sugar, honey and hot water.