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Rip & Go: Trapper Creek Wilderness Loop – Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA

Climb through towering evergreens to in-your-face Cascade views.

On The Menu

Breakfast 1
On the road
Lunches 1 & 2
Tuna and cheese on bagels with mustard
Dinner
Trapper Creek Salmon Pasta
Breakfast 2
Rainforest Crêpes
Snacks
Apples, energy bars, trail mix, jerky

Trapper Creek Salmon Pasta
Pasta with sea-to-river zing

1 package Knorr Italian Sides Creamy Garlic Shells
½ cup sun-dried tomatoes
3-ounce pouch salmon
2 ounces Asiago cheese
Salt and pepper
1 pinch red pepper flakes

Pour boiling water over tomatoes and soak until soft, about 10 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions. Add salmon and heat. Drain tomatoes and stir into pasta, along with the cheese. Spice to taste. Serves two.

Rainforest Crêpes
A sweet morning treat

1 ½ cups pancake mix
1/3 cup Nutella
2 apples, sliced

Combine mix with 1-1/3 cups water in a gallon zip-top bag. Squish until mixed. Cut a small hole in a corner of the bag; squeeze batter onto a hot, lightly greased skillet. Cook two to three minutes per side. Let cool a little, spread Nutella over pancake, then cover with apple slices. Fold like a taco. Serves two.

The Grocery List (Aisle # in Nearest Store Below)
[  ]  bagels (bread aisle)
[  ]  Nutella (bread aisle)
[  ]  jerky (meat)
[  ]  apples (produce)
[  ]  pancake mix (7)
[  ]  energy bars (8)
[  ]  trail mix (8)
[  ]  Knorr Creamy Garlic Shells (10)
[  ]  salmon (10)
[  ]  tuna (10)
[  ]  Asiago cheese (11)
[  ]  Cheddar cheese (11)
[  ]  mustard (13)
[  ]  sun-dried tomatoes (13)

Pack
Oil, salt and pepper, red pepper flakes

PIT STOP
Toast a hike well done at Walking Man Brewing, whose Runaway IPA and Old Stumblefoot barley wine earn rave reviews from brewery-obsessed Portlanders. 240 1st St., Stevenson, WA; (509) 427-5520

NEAREST GROCERY STORE 
A&J Select Market
265 2nd St., Stevenson, WA
(509) 427-5491; ajmarket.com

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