Light and healthy backpack food made simple (non-B3)

Seminar: Light weight Backpack Food Planning and Prep (For B3 Students and Qualifying Activity Leaders Only)

Light and healthy backpack food made simple (non-B3) - Light and Healthy Backpack Food Made Simple (non-B3)

Light and Healthy Backpack Food Made Simple (non-B3)

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6:15 PM at Mercer Island Library, 4400 88th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA
Registration for this class is open to all Mountaineers members, with a $25 charge for those not enrolled in the Backpacking Building Blocks course. IF YOU ARE IN THE B3 COURSE, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE FREE VERSION OF THE CLASS!Want tips for planning your backpacking menu to ensure you have the energy you need to feel great on your trip, while still keeping your pack weight light? Want to learn a system for backpack food prep that involves minimal extra gear, prep time, fuel, cleanup and trash to pack out? Want to be able to adapt your favorite tasty and healthy 'comfort foods' you eat at home to bring on the trail? This class will include some tried-and-true ideas for planning and prep before your trip, food for the trail and food prep at camp. You will also get some resources for ordering inexpensive dehydrated staples and preparing your own, from your favorite recipes. This class is for new backpackers and experienced ones who would like to update their skills and amp up the taste and energy content of their trail diet. We'll also speak to vegetarian and vegan considerations and other special diets. This will be a hands on class - we'll evaluate the calorie density of your favorite trail menu items, demonstrate some lightweight food prep methods, and have some samples for participants to taste. We encourage participants to bring their own recipes, experiences and questions.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials
Trip Reports