[Cdt-l] Cdt-l Digest, Vol 44, Issue 17

Jack aka tumbleweed jackrichardson at roadrunner.com
Mon May 16 17:55:33 CDT 2011



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>   1. mileage (Dale and Laurie)
>   2. Re: mileage (Bob Bankhead)
>   3. Re: mileage (bcss at bresnan.net)
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>Message: 1
>Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 20:03:35 -0600
>From: "Dale and Laurie" <aure at montrose.net>
>Subject: [Cdt-l] mileage
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>I seem to have lost part of my Colorado CDT mileage book. I am looking for the mileage from Twin Lakes to Wolf Creek Pass; I think its about 85 miles by my Trail Illustrated map-could someone confim this?
>thanks, 
>LA
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>Message: 2
>Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 21:07:25 -0700
>From: "Bob Bankhead" <wandering_bob at comcast.net>
>Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] mileage
>To: "'Dale and Laurie'" <aure at montrose.net>,	<cdt-l at backcountry.net>
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>Already sent to Laurie, but failed to copy CDT_List:
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>Source: James Wolf Guides, Vol 5, Southern CO, 1997 (unchanged by 2009 Vol 4
>supplement)
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>Twin Lakes to Wolf Creek Pass is 66.5 miles
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>10.9 Twin Lakes to Weminuche Pass (San Juan section 4)
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>12.2 Weminuche Pass to Squaw Pass (San Juan section 5)
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>21.5 Squaw Pass to Piedra Pass (San Juan section 6)
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>21.9 Piedra Pass to Wolf Creek Pass (San Juan section 7)
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>Surely you don't mean the town of Twin Lakes, CO
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>The town of Twin Lakes, CO (on the CDT/CT) is 303 miles from Wolf Creek
>Pass. 
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>Embrace the brutality!
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>Wandering Bob 
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>From: cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net [mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net]
>On Behalf Of Dale and Laurie
>Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2011 7:04 PM
>To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
>Subject: [Cdt-l] mileage
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>I seem to have lost part of my Colorado CDT mileage book. I am looking for
>the mileage from Twin Lakes to Wolf Creek Pass; I think its about 85 miles
>by my Trail Illustrated map-could someone confim this?
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>thanks, 
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>LA
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>Message: 3
>Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 08:29:49 -0600
>From: <bcss at bresnan.net>
>Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] mileage
>To: "'Bob Bankhead'" <wandering_bob at comcast.net>,	"'Dale and Laurie'"
>	<aure at montrose.net>, <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
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>Something to consider - The access to Twin Lakes  via Ute Creek is about 11
>miles and there is a tricky early season river crossing on the Rio Grande.
>It is only 17.2 miles if you stay on the CDT to Stony Pass which is very
>close to Silverton. That is about a 6 mile difference and if you are section
>hiking you wouldn't have to return to Twin Lakes again sometime to continue.
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>If you are going before July you should take an ice axe and microspikes for
>steep side slopes. (Like Knife Edge.)  
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>This should be a good year for NOBO's to complete the South San Juan and the
>Weminuche.  Cumbres Pass and Wolf Creek both had below normal snowfall.  A
>little over normal for the Silverton area.  200% of normal around Steamboat
>but that should be gone before anybody gets there.  
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>best wishes,
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>Jerry Brown
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> <mailto:bcss at bresnan.net> mailto:bcss at bresnan.net
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>www.bearcreeksurvey.com
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>From: cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net [mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net]
>On Behalf Of Bob Bankhead
>Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2011 10:07 PM
>To: 'Dale and Laurie'; cdt-l at backcountry.net
>Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] mileage
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>
>Already sent to Laurie, but failed to copy CDT_List:
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>Source: James Wolf Guides, Vol 5, Southern CO, 1997 (unchanged by 2009 Vol 4
>supplement)
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>Twin Lakes to Wolf Creek Pass is 66.5 miles
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>10.9 Twin Lakes to Weminuche Pass (San Juan section 4)
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>12.2 Weminuche Pass to Squaw Pass (San Juan section 5)
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>21.5 Squaw Pass to Piedra Pass (San Juan section 6)
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>21.9 Piedra Pass to Wolf Creek Pass (San Juan section 7)
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>Surely you don't mean the town of Twin Lakes, CO
>
>The town of Twin Lakes, CO (on the CDT/CT) is 303 miles from Wolf Creek
>Pass. 
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>
>Embrace the brutality!
>
> 
>
>Wandering Bob 
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>From: cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net [mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net]
>On Behalf Of Dale and Laurie
>Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2011 7:04 PM
>To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
>Subject: [Cdt-l] mileage
>
> 
>
>I seem to have lost part of my Colorado CDT mileage book. I am looking for
>the mileage from Twin Lakes to Wolf Creek Pass; I think its about 85 miles
>by my Trail Illustrated map-could someone confim this?
>
>thanks, 
>
>LA
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