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Rip & Go: Little Lyford to Gorman Chairback – 100-Mile Wilderness, ME

Ski (or snowshoe) hut-to-hut in the East's wildest preserve.
BP1111DESTRipNE_JSiceloff_WBranchPleasantRiv-445x260West Branch Pleasant River (John Siceloff)

On The Menu

Breakfast and dinner provided by AMC

Lunch and snacks
Yankee Gorp
Russian tea
bagels with peanut butter and raisins

Yankee Gorp
A high-calorie trail mix to fuel your tour and keep your insides warm 

2 cups granola
1/3 cup roasted peanuts
1/2 cup cashews
1/2 cup dried apples 
1/2 cup dried blueberries 
1/3 cup dried cranberries 
1/2 c
up M&Ms 

At home, add all ingredients in a large bowl and mix. Divvy in zip-top plastic bags. Serves two.

Russian Tea   
A fire inside your Thermos

1/2 cup instant tea powder
2 cups orange drink powder (like Tang)
3 Tablespoons lemonade powder
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Mix ingredients in zip-top bag. Add two tablespoons per one cup hot water. Store in insulated bottle (like REI’s Bullet Vacuum Bottle, $25, rei.com).

The Grocery List (Aisle # in Nearest Store Below)

[  ] dried apples  (produce)
[  ] dried blueberries  (produce)
[  ] dried cranberries  (produce) 
[  ] M&Ms (1)
[  ] orange powder drink mix (2)
[  ] lemonade powder drink mix (2)
[  ] sugar (3)
[  ] cinnamon (3)
[  ] allspice (3)
[  ] cloves (3) 
[  ] granola (4) 
[  ] bagels (4)
[  ] instant tea (5) 
[  ] roasted peanuts (5)
[  ] cashews (5)  
[  ] raisins (5)
[  ] peanut butter (5)

PIT STOP
Cross-country skiing burns a ton of calories. Get ’em back with a plate of baby back ribs from the roadside oasis known as Spring Creek Bar-B-Q.
26 Greenville Rd., Monson, ME; (207) 997-7025
 

NEAREST GROCERY STORE  

Indian Hill Trading Post
Route 15, Greenville, ME 
(800) 675-4487; indianhill.com

 

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