We have a couple of commercial elk ranches here. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif" alt="" /> I can pick up an elk roast at the farmers market in Bend. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />Also buffalo and other game <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif" alt="" />- AND - grass fed beef - it is so much better than corn fed beef. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />

I've heard of water bottles filled with vegetable oil as the way to get your calories while climbing at high altitude.
Jim <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />
These are my own opinions based on wisdom earned through many wrong decisions. Your mileage may vary.