Suddenly run out of energy while hiking and felt moody?
Struggled with knowing how much and when to eat while hiking?
Daydreamed about food while in the backcountry?
Struggled with staying well hydrated while backpacking?
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 show you how to maximized your nutrition on trail and avoid hitting the wall.
During the class you will learn...
All about hitting the wall: what is it, how can you recognize it, and why does it happen?
Backpacking metabolism basics and how to fuel your body like an athlete.
How to determine your carbohydrate and calorie needs to avoid hitting the wall.
How to stay hydrated to improve performance and recovery.
Take-home goodies included with the class...
A comprehensive workbook for determining your unique calorie, carbohydrate, and fluid needs.
Worksheets for taking notes
Hiking Food Journal
How to Avoid Hitting the Wall tip sheet
Hydration for Backpacking tip sheet
Sample 4000 calorie dietitian-created meal plan
Four ultralight backpacking recipes from Aaron’s meal planning service
List of Aaron's favorite resources
Aaron will provide a recipe demo for one of her favorite meal replacement drinks that you can use when you feel the wall coming.
Don't forget the live Q & A segment!
Bring your most pressing meal planning and nutrition questions for Aaron to answer at the end of the class!
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.