Planning your first overnight backpacking trip but struggling with how much food to pack?
Spending lots of money on freeze-dried meals only to be disappointed by the taste?
Ready to take your backpacking food to the next level by adding homemade meals or giving cold-soaking a try?
Interested in eating healthier while hiking but aren't sure how?
If you said yes to any of these questions, this class is for you!
Aaron is a backpacking nutrition expert with over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian and backpacker. In this class, she'll discuss the fundamentals of backpacking food from the grocery store to your campsite.
The class agenda includes...
Introduction to backpacking food: Why is meal planning so overwhelming, and why do so many people struggle with bringing the right amount of food?
What types of foods are backpacking-friendly?
What are the different meal prep styles, and which should you choose?
Determining which and how food is the best fit for YOU
Tips for packing food that you’ll enjoy
Basic fueling and hydration strategies for the trail
How to follow backpacking food Leave No Trace and tips for reducing plastic waste
Take-home goodies included with the class...
A 29-page comprehensive workbook that Aaron will guide you through step-by-step
Hiking Food Journal
Nutrition Tips for Trail tip sheet
Determining How Much Stove Fuel to Pack tip sheet
Hydration while Backpacking tip sheet
Grocery Store Go-To tip sheet
Mix & Match Backpacking Meal Ideas tip sheet
Comprehensive list of backpacking nutrition resources
Three easy to prepare Backcountry Foodie ultralight recipes
Don't forget the live Q & A segment!
The class will wrap up with a live question & answer segment where you can ask Aaron questions about packing your bear bag and preparing meals for your future adventures.
A replay link will be provided to all ticket holders for viewing up to 72 hours after the event. To see our full class schedule, visit our events page.