[Cdt-l] Lincoln MT

Jackie McDonnell yogihikes at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 14:47:24 CDT 2012

Like I said in my original post, I haven't found ATT service pretty much
anywhere from Canada to Helena. So yeah, ATT is better than Verizon on the
On Jul 25, 2012 11:30 AM, "Bob Sartini" <bobsartini at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is Verizon better than ATT on the CDT. Or does it vary by state or south -
> north like the AT?  On the PCT I had ATT and my buddy had Verizon.
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Joel Gat <carguy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> > There's a great little motel in Lincoln called the Three Bears Motel.
>> Agreed, stayed there a couple weeks ago.
>> > They give rides
>> > to/from Rogers Pass for $10.
>> Maybe it depends on their mood, but I paid $5 for that same service from
>> them.
>> > We had Verizon service from Rogers Pass and called for a ride.  No bars
>> on
>> In either direction, a few hours away from Rogers Pass, you also can
>> get cell phone service.  I was going southbound and, at their
>> suggestion, called them from the top of Green Mountain.  I had 4 bars
>> 3G service (VZW) at the top of Green Mountain.  Louanne said it's
>> about 3 hours from there to Rogers Pass, but I knew I'd be slower, so
>> I asked them to meet me in 4 hours.  Kevin said most hikers take
>> 3.5~4.5 hours, so he showed up right about when I showed up.
>> Although the distances in town are not far, I couldn't believe how
>> awesome Kevin was - we got to the motel and he knew I wanted some
>> poweraide, beer, and pizza, so Louanne called in a pizza order for me,
>> Kevin drove me to the store so I could get drinks and beer, and then
>> he drove me to the pizza place so I could grab my pizza.  Then he
>> drove me back to the hotel.  He even offered to drive me to that Jerky
>> place (can't recall the name, they have a huge variety and you can
>> sample everything) at the other end of town.
>> They are awesome.  Plain and simple.
>> Oh, and they're dog friendly (two of their rooms are pets-allowed, one
>> $55 and one $60/night).  And we all hung out on their swinging chair
>> and some other guests came by and made a roaring fire.
>> Very cool people.
>> Side note, if you don't want to move far while resting their, right
>> behind the hotel is a dive bar with a great outdoor deck.  They have a
>> couple local (Helena) beers on tap, and make a decent (not great)
>> burger, and they're relatively inexpensive.  And did I mention next
>> door to 3brs?
>> Joel
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