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  • bcooper67@comcast.net
    Sep 9 12:22 PM
      Those items are just about the exact things I'm carrying.

      Tdog

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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Tom Aterno <taterno@...>

      Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 11:20:20
      To: <johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com>
      Subject: Re: [John Muir Trail] Completed the JMT on Friday


      I did not need a filter on the JMT near Reds and PCT south of
      Cottonwood Pass. Just Aqua Mira, 2L Platy and 1L Pepsi bottle.

      The Incredible Bulk


      On Sep 9, 2008, at 10:05 AM, bcooper67@... wrote:

      > I'm starting my hike on the 19th so this is very important info for
      > me. In areas where you mention that the water is not optimal, is
      > there enough to scoop water and treat or is it a trickle of a mud
      > hole where a pump/filter is needed? I'm planning on just carrying
      > drops to save weight, but if a filter is needed, I'll bite the
      > bullet and bring it along.
      > Turbodog
      > Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Rich colfack <richfax@...>
      >
      > Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 11:51:16
      > To: <johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: RE: [John Muir Trail] Completed the JMT on Friday
      >
      >
      > It has been very dry in the sierras this year and some of the
      > sources are starting to dry up and others are stagnant, especially
      > the high ponds on east facing slopes. I never had to carry more than
      > 3 liters between water sources and only 1 liter for the majority of
      > the trip. I recommend tanking up with a couple liters prior to
      > crossing any high passes (muir, pinchot, forrester, mather, and
      > whitney.) I had to go anywhere from three to six miles after
      > crossing these passes to find good flowing water sources.
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: matt <mattruby@...>
      > Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 12:55 AM
      > To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [John Muir Trail] Completed the JMT on Friday
      >
      > Hi Rich,
      >
      > I am leaving to do the trail at the end of the month and I am
      > curious if any of the indicated water sources are dried up. Thanks
      > for the trip report.
      >
      > Matt
      >
      > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, richfax <richfax@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello Tom,
      > >
      > > It was just me and my hiking buddy Tim. I think the only other
      > SOBO hiker we saw on day one was a guy named Allen from Houston. He
      > was having some tent issues and had to find help at Reds.
      > >
      > > Rich
      > >
      > > --- On Mon, 9/8/08, Tom Aterno <taterno@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > From: Tom Aterno <taterno@...>
      > > Subject: Re: [John Muir Trail] Completed the JMT on Friday
      > > To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > > Date: Monday, September 8, 2008, 9:59 PM
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Rich, I am wondering, were you hiking with 5 other guys out of
      > Tuolumne?
      > >
      > > I was on the trail sobo from Tuolumne. Exited at Reds, then got
      > back
      > > on at Cottonwood Pass and exited at Kennedy Meadows.
      > >
      > > Tom
      > > The Incredible Bulk
      > >
      > > On Sep 8, 2008, at 7:37 PM, richfax wrote:
      > >
      > > > Just completed the JMT southbound this Friday and wanted to give a
      > > > trip rep
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