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Daily permit from Lyell Canyon

(12)
My family has had a cabin at Pinecrest Lake for generations - Levitt Lake off Sonora Pass was my go-to back country access. I completely agree with the Sonora
Lange Jorstad
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Jun 23

Crabtree Wag Bags

(8)
Lowe and Jim thanks for the input. I think we will go without wag bags and hope for a supply at Crabtree.
don.ratchford@gmail.com
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Jun 22

Kearsarge area campsite

(17)
There is no legal camping at Bullfrog Lake. There IS camping at the Jct of the JMT and the trail to Bullfrog Lake/Kearsarge Pass as listed in Wenks guide.
rnperky@sbcglobal.net
17
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Jun 22

Snow Percent Coverage in Mid-Late June 2011

(10)
Glad this was helpful. If you look at the modeled snow melt per hour it is up to nearly a half inch per hour during the warmer parts of the day. Which points
Sheryl Paige
10
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Jun 22

Sleeping System

(7)
I've also been using a Mountain Hardware Phantom 32 bag for some years. I've hiked the JMT with it twice with it but I always carry Montbell Down Inner pants
Larry Beck
7
posts
Jun 20

Using bearboxes at TM for food cache

(7)
I stored four resupplies for three days in a TM bear box with no issues. But it was at the boxes at the end of the dirt road near the gate from which you exit
Daniel Weintraub
7
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Jun 19

Snow coverage graphics thru June 17

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Karen - Only you can judge and your plan to follow reports from the field is good. But I think by the time you start, especially if your are Southbound from
John Ladd
7
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Jun 19

Late June weather conditions, Mt. Whitney start, novice backpacker-A

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Our party (my son and I, probably my son's hiking companion) are planning to get to Lake Edison on July 7 (evening), southbound, using Goodale Pass/Cold Creek
billheidler
19
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Jun 15

Magnetic North Declination

(9)
That was Brett Wallihan's post. Here's a copy of it but you can also use the link below for past messages. "Messages in this topic (9)" Andrew Skura has two
Larry Beck
9
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Jun 15

Tent Stakes

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Using stakes or anything else in a "T" configuration is known as a dead-man. It's often used for winter time or mountaineering tent pitches, when stakes,
jjmcwill2003
53
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Jun 12

Hitching from Whitney Portal

(11)
Thanks!!! Hope to see you out there!!
chamwa@att.net
11
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Jun 8

Satellite tracking devices

(20)
I have been involved with SAR up in Washington State since the early 90’s and our sheriff received a call last year from InReach on an SOS call from an
Mike Mineart
20
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Jun 3

Squaw Lake?

(23)
Lol...I rest my case on getting varied opinions:) To each their own.
rnperky@sbcglobal.net
23
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Jun 1

Re: VVR

(65)
Since many maps don't show all the trails around Lake Edison, here are my trail layers for the area, hopefully all quite accurate. You should be able to open
lizzywenk
65
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May 30

Different plans next year

(21)
I already take a USB power pack to recharge my iPhone, InReach and camera, so I think a flashlight like you described with a micro-usb charging port would be
miklong260
21
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May 28
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