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Israel National Trail (Part 4) – Water Caches & Food Supply

Water caches for the Israel National Trail are relevant only to segments of the trail in the southern region of Israel (between Arad and Eilat). You’ll need greater quantities of water in the south than in the north, and the biggest challenge is finding water sources in the south to replenish your …

Israel National Trail (Part 3) – Food for the INT and Recommended Recipes

Proper nutrition is essential when you’re backpacking for two months straight. Your body must get sufficient and efficient energy. However, before you start planning all kinds of elaborate alfresco meals and rustic picnics, remember that what you eat is what you wear – and carrying all that food …

Israel National Trail (Part 2) – List of Essential Equipment for Backpackers

In Part 1, we answered the question of when to do the Israel National Trail and the basic equipment required, and in Part 2 we’ll delve into further important details of essential equipment for the trail. Good preparation and prudent planning will facilitate a much lighter and easier trip but usually …

The Israel National Trail (Part 1) – When to Do the INT and Basic Equipment You’ll Need

“When should I do the Israel National Trail?” is usually the first question that pops up after you’ve made the decision to do this extraordinary walk across Israel. I’ve devoted the first of a series of articles on the Israel National Trail to fundamental information relating to this trail in …