Access Special Backpacker.com Features, Register Now!

Rip & Go: Snowy Range Loop, Medicine Bow National Forest, WY

See snaggly summits and hook trout galore on a high-alpine trek.

ON THE MENU
Breakfast 1
On the road

Lunches 1 & 2

Peanut butter, honey, sesame seed, and apricot wraps
Dinner 1 Big Country Burrito

Breakfasts 2 & 3

Instant oatmeal,  chocolate chips

Dinner 2

Snowy Trout
Snacks
Granola bars, mini Oreos, trail mix, dried figs

Big Country Burrito 
A superfast but filling rollup

4 small tortillas
1 cup instant refried beans
1 7-ounce pouch chicken
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
4 ounces cheddar cheese, sliced
Dash hot sauce (optional)

Boil two cups water and add refried beans, stirring. Add chicken and seasoning; spoon into tortillas. Top with cheese and add hot sauce to taste.

Snowy Trout   
Catch of the day, spicy-style

1 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon mild chili powder
1 can chopped green chilies
¼ cup onion, minced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cleaned whole trout

Combine dry ingredients in a gallon zip-top bag. Place trout in bag and shake. Heat oil and pan-fry fish until flesh is flaky, about 3 to 6 minutes per side, and remove. Sauté onion, stir in chilies, and serve over trout.

THE GROCERY LIST
[  ] 1 onion (produce)
[  ] dried figs (produce)
[  ] 1 pack dried apricots
       (produce)
[  ] 1 7-oz. pouch
       of chicken (6)
[  ] 1 pack instant  
       refried beans (8)
[  ] taco seasoning (8)
[  ] 1 4-oz. can chopped
       green chilies (9)
[  ] 1 pack tortillas (10)
[  ] 4 oz. cheddar (11)
[  ] 1 box cornmeal (12)
[  ] 6 oz. vegetable
       oil (12)
[  ] chili powder (12)
[  ] 1 bag chocolate
       chips (12)
[  ] sesame seeds (12)
[  ] 1 box granola bars (13)
[  ] 1 box instant
       oatmeal (13)
[  ] 1 8-oz. jar peanut  
       butter (14)
[  ] 6 oz. honey (14)
[  ] 1 box mini Oreos (14)
[  ] 1 bag trail mix (14)

NEAREST GROCERY STORE 
Safeway 
554 North 3rd St., Laramie, WY;
(307) 721-5107

PIT STOP Head to the Mountain View Hotel, in Centennial, for breakfast on the sunny deck. The French toast is made with house-baked cinnamon bread. Try the “Mountain Man,” which includes two eggs, hash browns, dollar pancakes, and your choice of meat. 2747 WY 130; (307) 742-5476; themountainviewhotel.com

Page 3 of 3123

Leave a Reply

W3 Total Cache is currently running in Pro version Development mode.