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24446Re: Finished on July 29th

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  • hamockhngr2002
    Aug 1, 2012
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      Did using your iPhone drain the battery quickly?

      Sue
      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Jeremy foltz <jdarwinfoltz@...> wrote:
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      > The trail is terrible compared to the National Park Trails. I found
      > it hard to get a rhythm going until the final switchbacks. I think that
      > was because I was over anxious to see if my car was chewed up by bear.
      >
      > - I should add that you should be careful on the trail leaving Reds Meadow.
      > The signage leaves something to be desired.
      >
      > - Additional note. My buddy had the JMT App for his iPhone. Greatest
      > trail app of all time. Showed us where we were on a Tom Harrison Map.
      > Never Failed and we used it all the time.
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      > On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Ray Rippel <ray.rippel@...> wrote:
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      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > "- DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE DOWNHILL FROM WHITNEY. I Highly recommend
      > > and early start!"
      > >
      > > Very good advice. I camped the night before at Guitar Lake, and was out of
      > > the tent at 3:00 a.m., on the trail a little after 4, and at the summit at
      > > 8:38. I spent about an hour up there, and got to WP a little after 4 p.m.
      > > The only thing I remember about the descent is that it was hot, dry and I
      > > thought it would never end.
      > >
      > >
      > >
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