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Backcountry Foodie

Ultralight Recipes for Hungry Hikers

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Our Ultralight Recipes & Meal Planning Tools Help You...

  • Enjoy your food and stay energized on trail.
  • Relieve stress and simplify meal planning for multi-day trips.
  • Use dietitian trail-tested advice to better fuel your adventures.
  • Connect with a community of like-minded hikers worldwide.

Optimized for peak performance, we have over 200 dietitian-created ultralight backpacking recipes designed to encourage recovery and reduce inflammation that can meet dietary needs for vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, low-sodium, reflux-friendly, and low-sugar options.

 

Founded in 2017 by Aaron Owens Mayhew, Backcountry Foodie is the leading source for ultralight backpacking recipes and meal planning resources. As a registered dietitian and ultralight long-distance backpacker, Aaron created Backcountry Foodie while preparing homemade, lightweight meals for her thru-hike attempt of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017 and subsequent section and thru-hikes of the Appalachian Trail, Oregon Coast Trail, Colorado Trail and the Condor Trail.

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