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Re: Alternate starting point

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  • casey
    Think it s closer to 85 miles from Sonora Pass to Toulumne Mdws.
    Message 1 of 11 , Jun 18, 2013
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      Think it's closer to 85 miles from Sonora Pass to Toulumne Mdws.

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, John Ladd <johnladd@...> wrote:
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      > Could start at Sonora Pass on the PCT. Would add about 50 miles, though.
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      > On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 2:07 PM, apatinotx <alexpatino@...> wrote:
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      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Howdy yall! hope everyone is having a great summer.
      > >
      > > I was curious, is is possible to start on a trail north of the JMT, maybe
      > > on the PCT? I am heading out in July once classes are done and plan on
      > > getting a walk-up permit but I wondered if there was any section maybe from
      > > the PCT fed into Happy Isles? Ive heard of folks talking about starting at
      > > TM but id rather attempt several days and start at HI.
      > >
      > > Thanks again!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • John Ladd
      TM is PCT northbound mile 945 and Sonora Pass is 1021 -- so starting from Sonora Pass would add 76 miles of PCT and bypass 22 from JMT. So net difference is
      Message 2 of 11 , Jun 18, 2013
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        TM is PCT northbound mile 945 and Sonora Pass is 1021 --  so starting from Sonora Pass would add 76 miles of PCT and bypass 22 from JMT. So net difference is 54. 

        On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 7:07 AM, casey <casey.cox@...> wrote:
        Think it's closer to 85 miles from Sonora Pass to Toulumne Mdws.
        --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, John Ladd <johnladd@...> wrote:
        > Could start at Sonora Pass on the PCT. Would add about 50 miles, though.
      • casey
        I stand corrected.
        Message 3 of 11 , Jun 18, 2013
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          I stand corrected.


          --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, John Ladd <johnladd@...> wrote:
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          > TM is PCT northbound mile 945 and Sonora Pass is 1021 -- so starting from
          > Sonora Pass would add 76 miles of PCT and bypass 22 from JMT. So net
          > difference is 54.
          >
          > On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 7:07 AM, casey <casey.cox@...> wrote:
          >
          > > **
          > > Think it's closer to 85 miles from Sonora Pass to Toulumne Mdws.
          > > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, John Ladd <johnladd@> wrote:
          > > > Could start at Sonora Pass on the PCT. Would add about 50 miles, though.
          > >
          >
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