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Re: [at-l] Fuel bottles

Marty -
Ginny and I both used 22 oz bottles all the way.  You can probably
make it with an 11 oz bottle - except -  for the Smokies and the
Wilderness.  You can work around that with your mail drops.
We can talk more about it on the 25th if you want.

Walk softly,

>I just bought an 11 oz fuel bottle to replace my 22 oz bottle.  With fuel, I
>have saved about 13 oz.  Most people who have spoken in favor of going with
>an 11 oz btl have said it would be adequate for a thru hike.  What I'd like
>to know is:  Are there any hikers out there who would disagree, and who think
>the smaller bottle is not adequate?  I cook the usual backpackers supper, but
>also heat water in the a.m. for coffee plus a little leftover to splash on my
>face - probably 18-20 oz in all.  I use an MSR whisperlite, which boils water
>pretty fast.

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