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
Goodies included with the class...
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
Four easy to prepare Backcountry Foodie ultralight recipes