Re: Seeking advice for section hike 9/8 to 9/21 : Red's Meadow to South Lake
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "writhing" <writhing@...> wrote:
Can't help with the carpool but my alcohol stove worked great. The highest elevation I
used it at was about 10,900 ft, generally, just below timberline. Fires are not allowed (for
good reason) above 10,000 ft in most areas, even lower in others. I made only 2 fires
during my 16 days on the trail. Most evenings I was in the bag by 8 to 8:30.
> Also has anybody tried using the alcohol-powered "beer can stove" at
> high altitude JMT elevations? How feasible are small cooking fires at
> the camps?
> Thanks for any advice,