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Backpacker Magazine – September 2011

Rip & Go: Horse Heaven Loop - Wyoming Range, WY

Discover a pocket of wildlife beyond Yellowstone's borders.

by: Jason D. Kauffman


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On The Menu

Breakfast 1
On the road
Lunch 1, 2 & 3 
Crackers, Italian dried salami and extra sharp Cheddar cheese
Dinner 1
Greys River Fajitas
Breakfasts 2 & 3
Oatmeal with raisins and brown sugar
Dinner 2
Range Rice and Beans
Snacks 
Raisins, Clif bars, string cheese

Greys River Fajitas 
Sizzling and delicious

12-ounce can chicken
1 tomato finely chopped 
1 small onion finely chopped
1 small red bell pepper
1 ripe avocado
8 ounces shredded Cheddar
4 flour tortillas
2 tablespoons olive oil
chili powder, salt and pepper

Sauté onions and pepper. Add tomato and simmer until soft. Add chicken and spices. Spoon into tortillas and heap on the toppings. Serves two. 

 

Range Rice and Beans
Simple, nutritious and hardy

2 packages boil-in-bag rice
15-ounce can black beans
1 small onion finely chopped
1/4 cup  sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small jar salsa
dried oregano, garlic powder

Cook rice according to package. Add the sautéed onions, beans, sun-dried tomatos, and stir. Season with 1/2 teaspoon oregano, and top with salsa and avocado. Serves two.

The Grocery List (Aisle # in Nearest Store Below)
[  ] tomatoes (produce)
[  ] onions (produce)
[  ] red bell pepper 
(produce)
[  ] avocados (produce) 
[  ] sun-dried tomatoes (produce)
[  ] Cheddar (dairy)
[  ] string cheese (dairy) 
[  ] dried salami (meat)
[  ] crackers (deli)
[  ] canned chicken (1)
[  ] boil-in-bag rice (1)
[  ] salsa (3)
[  ] raisins (4)
[  ] oatmeal (5)
[  ] Clif bars (5)
[  ] flour tortillas (7)
[  ] can black beans (7)

Pack Olive oil, brown sugar, spices

PIT STOP
The Cheeseburger Factory has our map correspondent’s all-time favorite chocolate milkshake and burger. 160 US 89, Alpine, WY; (307) 654-3663 

NEAREST GROCERY STORE  
Alpine Market
100 Greys River Road
Alpine, WY; (307) 654-7573




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