Hello hikertrash foodies! My name is Aaron and I'm an ultralight long-distance backpacking, cookbook writing, registered dietitian that LOVES to talk about trail food. You may know me as the Backcountry Foodie. My posts are dedicated to trail nutrition and meal planning for adventures. Check out www.backcountryfoodie.com for upcoming meal prep and cooking demo videos, an adventure nutrition podcast and blog posts including some of my favorite trail worthy recipes.
Many aspiring thru hikers spend years planning for their first thru-hike. I personally spent over 15 months planning for my 2017 PCT thru-hike.
Ok, folks! I will be the first to admit that prior to leaving for the PCT I truly believed I needed everything in my pack. After researching gear,
Unexpected injuries ending thru hikes prematurely can be devastating! After hiking only 375 miles, I was forced off the trail due to a shoulder
Seventy-seven miles on the PCT in the books! I'm pain-free, feeling strong and enjoying what each new day brings! So here goes... PCT food review one
The emotions one experiences when leaving home for Campo.
Meals are prepped and ready to go! How do you go about adding them to boxes? Here are eight steps to organizing homemade meal resupply boxes.
Recommendations for safe preparation of homemade ultralight meals and menu planning for thru hikes
First off, I want to share how excited I am about the number of hikers worldwide that have shared interest in improving nutrition while thru hiking.
"You're not going to tell me pop-tarts aren't ultralight, are you?!? Actually, that's exactly what I'm saying. A significant amount of my
When buying ultralight gear thru hikers expect high performance for minimal weight but at a typically higher cost. Thru hikers should have the same performance expectations of food consumed on trail.