43556Re: Information about backpacking zion
- Jul 2, 2007As of last friday (the 28th)Potato Hollow was unusable, with just a
slight wet area. The west rim spring was flowing enough that we were
able to filter over 8 liters of water.
--- In Zion_National_Park_Hiking@yahoogroups.com, "Tom Jones"
> --- In Zion_National_Park_Hiking@yahoogroups.com, "Bo" <bbeck@>
> > From West Rim Trailhead at Lava Point the next water source is
> > at Potato Hollow on the trail (4 miles), then once again at the
> > Rim Spring (another 2.5 miles, I wouldn't count on it as beingunusable;
> > totally reliable!). This will be the last water source until the
> > main canyon at the Grotto. Total distance from Lee Pass until the
> > Grotto....38 miles.
> > Have fun!
> Latest reports are that Potato Hollow is essentially dry and
> while the West Rim Spring continues to maintain a small trickle of
> pumpable water. Don't know about the one up near the West Rim
> Trailhead (Stave Spring?).
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