About Aaron Owens Mayhew

Aaron's Journey

Backcountry Foodie Aaron Owens Mayhew eating ultralight backpacking recipe in silicone bag

How I learned to meal plan with ease and actually love it!

How Many times Have You...

You're Not Alone!

DOES THIS PROGRESSion SOUND FAMILIAR?

2001

My first backpacking trip was in 2001 with a backpack filled with MREs (military rations).

2007

I advanced to spending hundreds of dollars on freeze-dried meals that I didn’t enjoy.

2017

Then came my mid-life crisis. I quit my job at the age of 40 and decided to thru hike the Pacific Crest Trail.

My initial fears when I began PCT meal planning...

Sound familiar?

Despite having 16 years of backpacking experience... I panicked!

What Did I Do?

I used my skills as a registered dietitian and experience as a backpacker to create...

Ultralight Meal Planning for Outdoor Explorers

Basic Principles

What does this mean for you?

Sounds pretty cool, right?

These principles are the foundation of our Ultralight Recipes & Meal Planning Service.

Now You Can Meal Plan With Ease...

Ultralight Recipes

200+ delicious, lightweight recipes that are quick & easy to make at home and on trail.

Meal Plans

40+ sample meal plans at varying calorie levels and meal prep styles.

Worksheets

50+ pages of quick reference materials to use while meal planning.

Masterclasses

On-demand masterclasses sharing Aaron's favorite tips and tricks from 20+ years of experience.

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