Aaron Owens Mayhew, MS, RDN, CD

Backpacking Food 101

A Talk by Aaron Owens Mayhew, MS, RDN, CD (Backcountry Foodie)

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About this Talk

Are you...

  • 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?

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
  • Determining How Much Stove Fuel to Pack tip sheet
  • 4 easy to prepare Backcountry Foodie ultralight recipes

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May 12, 2024, 05:00 PM

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

About The Speakers

Aaron Owens Mayhew, MS, RDN, CD

Aaron Owens Mayhew, MS, RDN, CD

Backcountry Foodie

Ultralight Long-Distance Backpacker, Registered Dietitian, & Entrepreneur

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