10570Re: itinerary challenge for the group (I don't know the answer)
- Aug 30, 2010the Alps
Walk the Sky: Following the John Muir Trail
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Roleigh Martin <roleigh@...> wrote:
> On our JMT hike this year, we did a 2 night stay at Muir Trail Ranch's
> cabins and had one whole down day. It was fantastic.
> I was thinking. Eric the Black's PCT book, CA section 2, covers the entire
> 527 miles of the high sierra portion of the PCT which includes 200 miles of
> the JMT.
> Can anyone think of a 230 mile contiguous stretch of hiking in the high
> sierra (either via North-South hiking or periodically doing loops off that
> stretch or detours off that stretch (difference between a loop alongside the
> stretch and a detour, is that a loop returns you to you takeoff point, a
> detour doesn't), where if one is hiking 10 miles a day one can approximately
> find a place to book an overnight stay every 6 days (so that once a week you
> have 2 nights at a place with a bed, meals, and a laundry machine)?
> I'd love to do a hike involving 24 days of hiking but interspersed with 3-4
> such stays.
> One guy I met on the trail thought the PCT north of Toulumne Meadows might
> meet that requirement.
> I was also wondering about side trips to the JMT in SEKI or other portions
> of the JMT.
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