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Re: Labor Day Lone Pine to Mammoth Lakes Airport

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  • wcgornto
    Thanks everyone. I am definitely going to hitch. With my later flight, I have all day to make it. If I get an easy, early hitch, I will just hang out in
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 31, 2012
      Thanks everyone. I am definitely going to hitch. With my later flight, I have all day to make it. If I get an easy, early hitch, I will just hang out in Mammoth Lakes for a while.

      William



      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, "wcgornto" <wcgornto@...> wrote:
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      > My flight is from Mammoth Airport, along 395 in the Reno direction. I am not headed toward LA.
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      > I already have a reservation at the Dow Villa the night of September 2nd.
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      > I am weighing whether to book a shuttle or taxi $200+/- or to hitch from Lone Pine to Mammoth. If a hitch is fairly straightforward, I've got all day, no great time constraints. Certainy, finding someone going that way ahead of time would be ideal.
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      > Thanks for the input.
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      > William
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      > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, robert shattuck <bobolonius@> wrote:
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      > > "No Crest bus on Labor Day. What is my best option? Shuttle / Taxi $$$$ or hitch a ride? My flight is not until 6:00 PM. How realistically easy or difficult is a hitch on Highway 395?"
      > > Your flight from where? . . . if thumbing to Reno, I'd say you've got a good chance of making it. If Los Angeles, I'd say forget it. I'd also say, you might want to not only speed it up a day or so, but chat up everyone you meet on the trail. someone will be getting to the Portal and jumping in a car to L.A.
      > > Make them a friend and stick with them. I would also, if you bring a cell phone, start testing the signal a few days before you get out––and by, testing, I mean, calling the Dow Villa for a room reservation if you are spending the night. Labor Day weekend is usually heavily booked in LP.
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      > > http://www.summitpost.org/plans/view_activity.php?post_id=6480
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      > > To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      > > From: wcgornto@
      > > Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 06:35:11 +0000
      > > Subject: [John Muir Trail] Labor Day Lone Pine to Mammoth Lakes Airport
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      > > No Crest bus on Labor Day.
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      > > What is my best option? Shuttle / Taxi $$$$ or hitch a ride? My flight is not until 6:00 PM. How realistically easy or difficult is a hitch on Highway 395?
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