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Re: [pct-l] Foods of the past

At 12:29 AM -0000 10/29/99, Montedodge@aol.com wrote:
>During my hike, I ate 3 instant oatmeal packets with 1 quart milkman daily. (
>also 2 pop tarts for breakfast ) Lunch was space food sticks ( about 3 per
>day ) plus 1 quart of tang or other sugar flavored drink. Dinner was mostly
>mac-cheese with a small can of tunu or vienna sausage thrown in. Also had
>jello-instant pudding as well. Drank 2 instant cocoa's eack morning.  Had
>some dried fruit which was usually gone three days out of town. Yes, this was
>a pretty lame trail diet with little thought about calories, carbs, fats or
>proteins. I did pig out at each trail town about two weeks apart. ( had 15
>dollar money order in each resupply box and did not carry cash ) The 15 bucks
>would go along ways in 77, you could buy a killer breakfast, wash clothes,
>take a shower and buy  all the ice cream you could eat. I could have have
>wrote a book " How not to eat on the PCT " and it might have sold. Oh well,
>live and learn. Pizza was always a good topic among half starved trailers.
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You forgot the Instant Cambells Soups in those little red packets!

--RJ Calliger

Mi Wuk Village, California
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