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[cdt-l] alcohol stoves

David's right - you'll either mail yourself fuel, thereby being dependent on 
maildrops or you'll use the locally available fuel (gasoline) with 
occasional access to white gas or Coleman fuel.  We used a Whisperlite 
International for both the CDT and the PCT and never had a problem finding 
fuel.  As I recall, in Cuba, NM it cost me 17 cents to fill a 22 oz fuel 
bottle with regular unleaded gas at the local Amoco station.  Gasoline works 
well in the International - it justs burns a little dirtier.

Hmm - I'm mistaken - there was no fuel of ANY kind at Atlantic City or South 
Pass, WY.  The nearest gas station was 38 miles away in Lander.  Another 
good reason for resupplying in Lander.

I'll repeat this - it ain't the AT.  If you expect it to be, you'll find 
yourself in trouble sooner or later.

Walk softly,

"Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It 
eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the 
business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation." -- Johnny Hart

>"....long distance hiker who does not want to be
>on maildrops for fuel (ala the Esbit stove)."
>You have to mail yourself maps and food on the CDT so
>why can't you throw in some fuel, whether it's solid,
>canister or whatever? No matter how you do it, you are
>dependent on maildrops.
>White Root

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