Gorp: the Best Stuff Ever.





Introduction: Gorp: the Best Stuff Ever.

Gorp, every hiker knows (or at least should know) what it is.  If you don't, I am giving you the basic "anatomy" of Gorp.  

Step 1: History:

Gorp, Good ole' raisins and peanuts.  Gorp was invented in 1968, when two california surfers mixed raisins and peanuts together for a quick energy snack.  However,there is a mention of gorp in the 1958 novel, "The Dharma Bums" by Jack Kerouac.  Despite its disputed birth date, Gorp is a great mix everyone can enjoy.  (Except for those who are allergic to peanuts, dairy, or grapes, this is not for you.)

Step 2: Recipe:

For traditional Gorp, you will need:
-1 cup of Peanuts (plain or salted)
-1 cup of M&M's
-1 cup of raisins
-1 Large Ziplock® bag or medium sized Tupperware® container

-Take all your ingredients and pour them in a bag or container.
-Shake it up.

Its that simple.

My Gorp Recipe:
You will need:
-1 cup of cashews
-1 cup of peanuts
-1 cup of M&M's
-1 cup or raisins
-1 cup of dried cranberries (most important ingredient!)
-1 cup of dried pineapple
-1 large Ziplock® bag

-Same setup as traditional Gorp above.

Step 3: Finish

Now you are done.  Thats That.  Now you know how to make Gorp.  I hope you enjoyed the recipe!



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    Gorp with M&Ms? Radical, dude!