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Found Ring

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Trail Magic!! I have confirmed that the ring we found does indeed belong to Chuck Gerner. Thank you all for your support. ~ Au Large ~ On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at
gerty cori ward
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11:16 AM

Resupply Plan

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"Isn't it very illegal to not carry a bear resistant container and rely on bear boxes on the trail? Also nerve wracking." Byron, in some places it's perfectly
longritchie
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Jun 29

JMT unsupported NOBO speed attempt July 8-11

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I'm going to be in the backcountry all this week, I'll post some more information on my hike next weekend. I'll be resting up in Lone Pine on 7/6 & 7/7,
ralph_burgess_64
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Jun 29

JetBoil Fuel Usage

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I think the pot you use with a canister stove makes a big difference. My short wide .9 liter ti pot boils quickly, Twice a day for 10 days is usual. About 24
Judith Connaughton
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Jun 24

First Time Thru Hiker, Last Minute Panic

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I take regular glasses that have Transitions lenses and the required UV blocking capability. They're clear when I want, and they darken when the UV level
Dave Park
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Jun 21

Base Layer Tops

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I take a long sleeve light weight polypropylene top that I wear during the day and a mid weight long sleeve thermal top for sleeping and mornings before the
Bruce Goodman
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Jun 19

Hitchhiking

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" you might not go back . . . " I have seen it happen more than once. A zero on the trail is one thing (at VVR or MTR) as you're sort of bound to keep going,
robert shattuck
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Jun 19

First JMT

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It also could be that the experienced hikers are more likely to hike solo and the data shows (also to my surprise) that solo hikers have a higher "Plan B" rate
John Ladd
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Jun 18

Tent structure

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I agree about not extending the edges of the ground sheet beyond the area of the tent. My small piece of tarp doesn't weigh much and easily straps to the
Bruce Goodman
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Jun 17

JMT Trail Conditions

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Only about half of the PCT'ERS are using snow traction devices like microspikes or yak tracks. I haven't talked to any of PCT'ers that are using actual
destroypader
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Jun 9

starting from bridalveil?

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I have a GPS track I downloaded from somewhere that shows it as ~9 miles with about 5k of climbing.
dave_ayers_oms
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Jun 9

Re: I can cache your resupply at Onion Valley Trailhead (for Aug 3-1

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Ah, and things are nicely labeled on the Google Maps import (although the Kearsarge Pass Trail is called the Sierra High Rte). Maybe Earth would label as well
blomk
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Jun 6

Question about Tuolumne Meadows

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Yeah, you're right again. I don't know how I forgot about that annoying rule (guilty by appearance not by action). Last year I drove from Yosemite to Tuolumne
longritchie
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Jun 4

Where should I stay in Lone Pine?

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My family and I stayed at the MW Hostel in Lone Pine prior to the hike. However, after coming off MW (at 4:30 PM), I had a burger and shower at the MW store.
Luis Velasco
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Jun 3

Reality Check Please

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Nice to see the recent photos. I wish they posted the dates!
vectorhive
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Jun 2
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