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Backpacker Magazine – March 2010

Rip & Go: Dewey Point - Yosemite National Park, CA

Discover the rewards of winter camping on this easy snowshoe trek.

by: Jimy Valenti

El Capitan and the Three Brothers (Dave Miller)
El Capitan and the Three Brothers (Dave Miller)
Great Gray Owl (Tom & Pat Leeson)
Great Gray Owl (Tom & Pat Leeson)

Take it With You
Download a printable PDF of this entire weekend.
On the Menu
Breakfast 1

On the road
Lunch 1
Bacon and lettuce wraps
Dinner 1
Dewey’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Breakfast 2
Valley View Pancakes
Snacks
Granola bars

Dewey’s Mac 'n' Cheese
So good, you’d eat it at home

2 cups shell pasta
1/2 cup powdered milk
1 tablespoon parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons mustard
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes
5 ounces Swiss cheese, diced

Boil 3 1/2 cups water. Add pasta and tomato. Cook until al dente. Drain. Stir in dry ingredients, then the cheese. Turn off heat and stir until cheese melts evenly.

The Grocery List
[  ] Granola bars (2)
[  ] 1/3 C. sun-dried
         tomatoes  (4)
[  ] 1/2 C. frozen    
        blueberries (4)
[  ] 1 package flour
         tortillas (5)
[  ] 5 oz. Swiss cheese (5)
[  ] 1 package precooked
         bacon (5)
[  ] 1 C. pancake mix (6)
[  ] 1/2 C. powdered
         milk (6)
[  ] 8 oz. (2 cups)
         shell pasta (8)
[  ] 1/2 head lettuce
        (back wall)

Pack Salt, pepper, mustard powder, dried parsley, syrup

NEAREST GROCERY STORE 
Village Store in Yosemite Village
9011 Village Drive,
Yosemite NP, CA;
(209) 372-1253

PIT STOP
Drop by the Mountain Room for the Flatiron Steak and a slice of raspberry cobbler. 9006 Yosemite Lodge Dr., Yosemite, CA; (209) 372-1274; yosemitepark.com/Dining_MountainRoom.aspx




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