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.
During the class you will learn...
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
Resources included with the class...
Follow Along Notes pages
24-Hour Food Diary template
Hiking Food Journal template
Know Before You Go tip sheet
Grocery Store Go-To tip sheet
Nutrition Tips for Trail tip sheet
Hydration while Backpacking tip sheet + BONUS VIDEO
Determining How Much Stove Fuel to Pack tip sheet + BONUS VIDEO
6 additional resources for taking a deeper dive!
4 easy to prepare Backcountry Foodie ultralight recipes