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Gorp: The best stuff ever.

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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.  
 
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Step 1: History:

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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:

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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

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

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

Directions:
-Same setup as traditional Gorp above.



Step 3: Finish

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