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[pct-l] Re: PCT resupply

I did the same... had a hfty resupply though!! lot of extra
power bars and MEAT!!! after the desert!!


At 05:36 PM 1/8/02 -0800, The Dude wrote:
>i hiked the jmt in 99 and made it from vvr to kearsarge pass with out
resupply at JM Trail ranch.  we covered 20 miles per day and made it to
whitney portal with a resupply in Independence (over kearsarge pass) in 6 days.
>> pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net John McElligott <jm@gol.com> [pct-l] Re:
PCT resupplyDate: Tue, 8 Jan 2002 13:45:13 +0900
>>I am entering the PCT from Cottonwood Pass south of Lone Pione skipping Mt.
>>Whitney. I am concerned about resupply at VVResort. According to my
>>calculations, it would take nine days at 16 miles per day (using Craig's
>>Planner formula of 2.5 miles per hour for eight hours walking per day) to
>>reach VVR. Now my final destination in TM but I am wondering if it is
>>practical for two people with one bear cannister to make it nine days to
>>VVR without resupply at Muir Ranch. It's certainly worth skipping if it is
>>not hiker friendly and VVR is only another 20 miles away. This is my first
>>experience with resupply points and using a cannister for more than a
>>weekend trip. By the way, where can I buy a "Bearikade" cannister which is
>>either larger or lighter somewhat? Thanks.
>>Tokio John
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