Food Service for Rock Creek Pack Station 2018
Our outfitted trips of trail rides, base camps, all expense service, all-inclusive hiking trips are trips where we provide the cook and three meals a day.
Menus may vary according to campfire restrictions and the mule to person limitation rules in the wilderness.
Private all-expense trips and outfitted hiking with pack stocks may want a custom menu. We do our best to accommodate those requests.
Menus are designed to facilitate having dinner meals in a timely manner.
We accommodate vegetarians and our guests’ meat preferences, wherever possible.
Those with gluten free diets will pay an additional surcharge of up to $50 per day.
We recognize that hikers need up to 5000 calories per day and need more food.
For our trips with children…we try and fix meals that are enjoyable for them.
WHEN GUESTS SEND IN THEIR DEPOSITS TO CONFIRM A TRIP…WE WILL SEND A QUESTIONARE THAT GATHERS DIETARY PREFERENCES TO HELP US PREPARE MENUS FOR TRIPS.
Below are some of our standard menus:
Instant oatmeal available all days and we can provide steel cut or cooked oatmeal by request.
Eggs, hash browns, melons, sweet rolls
Pancakes, syrup, sausage links, sliced oranges
Breakfast burritos –eggs, bacon, bell pepper, cheese, tortillas, sour cream, salsa and hash browns
French Toast, ham, cantaloupe
Oatmeal, sausage patties, berries or dried fruit, hard boiled eggs
Bagels, cream cheese, sausage
Chicken Fried steak, mashed potatoes, and sausage
We provide whole wheat bread, sourdough and assume guests will eat one sandwich per day. Trips of longer duration will have a greater variety of lunch options.
We put the food out on the table on the mornings and guests make their own sandwiches and select their choices of snacks.
We provide lunch meats that include turkey, ham, roast beef and tuna. We provide a variety of cheeses to go into the sandwiches.
Peanut butter and jellies/jams are always available.
To provide for variety we use sourdough and wheat sandwich bread and for variety use Pita bread, bagels, tortillas and romaine lettuce to make a wrap.
Guests will have grapes, apples, oranges, tangerines, dried fruit and stone fruit when in season.
We provide cookies, trail mix, nuts, fig bars and high energy bars for hiking tips. And, there is a selection of candy bars and sweets.
There is an appetizer, soup on request, meat, salads, bread and side dishes to balance the dinner.
French onion or veggie dip with carrot sticks, celery, cucumber and fritos
Bea Dip with salsa and chips
Hummus and veggie
Chips and salsa
Salami, cheese and crackers
Popcorn and mixed nuts
Beef Tri Tip
Mashed and Baked Potatoes
Fresh when possible subject availability and weight requirements. We use frozen vegetables and on long trips dehydrated and canned.
Corn on cob
Green salad –iceberg and romaine
Pound Cake and strawberry (fresh and frozen) with whipped cream
Cakes -chocolate and carrot
Fruit pies and whipped cream
Lindt truffles, brie cheese, sliced apples and candied nuts
We provide coffee, lemonade, fruit punch, ice tea and Arnold palmer. Hot water is available for decaf coffee, tea, herbal tea and hot chocolate at meals.
We use veggie burgers, seasoned lentils, tofu and beans. Menus will vary according to the cooks.
Call us TODAY at 760-872-8331 for a quick response to your questions.
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Rock Creek Pack Station, Inc operates under permit on the Inyo National Forest.
All Trail Rides and Packing Schools are subject to an 8% regulatory reservation fee, plus 2% USFS fee.
Horse Drives and Mustang Trips are are subject to an 8% regulatory reservation fee, plus 3% USFS fee.
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Last Updated: December 8, 2017
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