For the final stop on our whirlwind regional American food tour, we're climbing the lofty peaks of the Rockies and Grand Tetons to scope out the fabulous food finds of the Mountain West region. In an area defined by rugged landscapes and harsh weather patterns, settlers learned to live off the sometimes bleak landscapes and take advantage of the region's bountiful native fauna. What has resulted is a food culture that appreciates each ingredient and looks to its determined past to craft each hearty dish. Care to learn more about the range of high altitude cuisine? Just keep reading.