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Backpacker Magazine – October 2011

Rip & Go: Three Sisters Loop - Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Discover hidden wonders in a cave-riddled wilderness.

by: Bill Rozday

Lava tube in Lava Beds National Monument (Photo by Eli Boschetto)
Lava tube in Lava Beds National Monument (Photo by Eli Boschetto)
Lava Beds National Monument (Photo by Eli Boschetto)
Lava Beds National Monument (Photo by Eli Boschetto)
Craghopper's Bear Survivor Full Stretch Trousers (Photo by courtesy)
Craghopper's Bear Survivor Full Stretch Trousers (Photo by courtesy)

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On The Menu


Breakfast 1
On the road
Lunch 1
Canned salmon and cucumber sandwiches
Dinner
Lava Tubes Ragu
Breakfast 2
Shield Volcano Cakes
Lunch 2
Salmon and goat cheese sandwiches
Snacks
Almonds, dried apples, trail mix

Lava Tubes Ragu
Tubes you can eat.

8 ounces penne
2 ounces sun-dried tomatoes
1 medium zucchini, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
¹⁄³ cup shredded Parmesan
Salt and pepper
 
Cook pasta and dried tomatoes in four cups boiling water. Sauté the zucchini, pepper, and onion in a pan until tender. Add the vegetables to the pasta. Sprinkle with cheese, add salt and pepper to taste. Serves two.

Shield Volcano Cakes

Tasty rounded domes

2 small apples, chopped
1 cup pancake mix
½ cup milk, from powder
¼ cup trail mix
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon olive oil

Heal oil in pan. Stir milk, apple chunks, trail mix, pancake mix, and cinnamon in a bowl. Spoon batter into pan to form 4-inch cakes, flipping when bubbles form and edges dry. Cook another 1-2 minutes. Serves two.


The Grocery List (Aisle # in Nearest Store Below)
[  ]  sun-dried tomatoes (produce)
[  ]  cucumber (produce)
[  ]  onion (produce)
[  ]  zucchini (produce)
[  ]  apples (produce)
[  ]  dried apples (produce)
[  ]  goat cheese (deli)
[  ]  Parmesan cheese (1)
[  ]  penne pasta (1)
[  ]  canned salmon (2)
[  ]  powdered milk (4)
[  ]  almonds (4)
[  ]  pancake mix (5)
[  ]  trail mix (6)
[  ]  wheat rolls (18)

Pack Olive oil, cinnamon, salt and pepper

PIT STOP
Refuel at Mia & Pia’s Pizzeria and Brewhouse in Klamath Falls. Ten dollars get you a 12-beer sampler to wash down your pie; choose toppings from Alfredo sauce to zucchini. 3545 Summers Lane; (541) 884-4880; miapia.com

NEAREST GROCERY STORE 
Safeway
2740 S. 6th St.
Klamath Falls, OR
(541) 273-3510




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Nice feature, hope there'll be more.

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