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[cdt-l] Stopping Recommendation in MT



We met a southbound hiker last year who told us he was hiking to Bozeman. We
saw him just south of Maria's Pass in early/mid September. We remember
thinking about his route and it was pretty much the southbound version of
what you describe.

Ken
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug and Sue" <doug-sue@t-one.net>
To: <cdt-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: [cdt-l] Stopping Recommendation in MT


> Setting the divide aside (forgive me) I was simply looking a map of the
area
> around Yellowstone NP and ID/MT and drawing straight lines.  If one could
> head directly north from Old Faithful to the NW corner of the park and
then
> hike NW through the Gallatin NF towards Butte it would cut off a few
miles.
> I'm not sure if anyone actually has followed such a route, but it seems
like
> a possiblity.
> -RD
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James McCreight" <jimmcc@selway.umt.edu>
> To: <cdt-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
> Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 12:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [cdt-l] Stopping Recommendation in MT
>
>
> >
> > > I must admit, I can't help but look at the great big map of
Yellowstone
> and
> > > the NF land north of Yellowstone and wonder why the CDt dosn't make a
> more
> > > direct route north and then cut NW, if you understand what ...
> >
> > I guess your answer is because the route follows the divide... but
> > seriously, I have heard that the stretch along the MT border is fabulous
> > alpine country. I stumbled across a picture of it once when I was in
> > Germany and was shocked. People who have hiked it, is this not a
stunning
> > section from Macks Inn to Leadore?
> >
> > Im not sure i understood the first question correctly, in terms of the
> > logistics. So i just spouted off some ideas..
> > J
> >
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