Mountain Climber's Mix


DIY Vegan

Published by St. Martin's Griffin

This image courtesy of Nicole Axworthy

This recipe makes one of the most colorful trail mixes you've ever seen. It takes minutes to throw together and offers a variety of flavors and textures in every handful. Plus, you can get through the security checkpoint--making for a reliable source of energy and nutrition, whether you're climbing to 30,000 feet or to the edge of the Niagara escarpment. Happy hiking!

Makes3 1/2 cups



Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

OccasionGame Day

Recipe CourseSnack

Dietary ConsiderationEgg-free, Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetarian


Taste and TextureChewy, Crunchy, Fruity, Nutty


  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup goji berries
  • 1/2 cup uncrystallized ginger, or 1/4 cup crystallized ginger
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Brazil nuts
  • Pinch of sea salt


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 2 to 3 months.


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