[Cdt-l] Darby

Daniel J Johnson danandgailsc at aol.com
Thu Jul 26 14:59:12 CDT 2012


We have not seen any other hikers, though we followed footprint/hiking poles for 2 days. 

Darby has a beautiful new library. We stayed in budget motel. Very convenient. 

Gail and Dan

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On Jul 26, 2012, at 11:00, cdt-l-request at backcountry.net wrote:

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> Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:08:03 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Brill Stephen <stephenbrill at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [Cdt-l] bus transportation on Anaconda route
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> Hey CDTers,
> ?
> Here is a CDT transportation option that I didn?t know about
> until recently.? This applies only if
> you are hiking the ?Anaconda Route? in Montana.? As you probably know, this route goes right by Uncle Buck?s
> Bar.? As it happens, a bus operated by
> Rimrock Stages stops right at Uncle Buck?s.? This is on the bus route between Butte and Missoula. 
> ?
> If you are trying to get **to** Uncle Buck?s, you buy your
> ticket to ?Warm Springs? and you are all set.? But if you want to take the bus **from** Uncle Buck?s, you need to
> notify Rimrock in advance because the bus won?t stop at Warm Springs / Uncle
> Buck?s unless the driver knows there will be a passenger there waiting to be
> picked up.? Rimrock?s number is
> 406-245-5392.? Another option is to call
> the Butte bus station at 406-723-3287.
> ?
> To get to Uncle Buck?s from Butte, you leave Butte at 535am,
> getting to Warm Springs / Uncle Buck?s at 550am.? To go in the opposite direction, you leave Warm Springs / Uncle
> Buck?s 555pm, getting to Butte at 615pm.
> ?
> Cost was $12.50 one way.
> ?
> Hope this helps.? And
> happy hiking!
> ?
> -- Moondancer
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> Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:52:39 -0600
> From: Daniel J Johnson <danandgailsc at aol.com>
> Subject: [Cdt-l] Checking in from Darby
> To: "cdt-l at backcountry.net" <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
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> Gail and Dan
> (Gutsy and Odometer)
> 
> We arrived in Darby yesterday afternoon for resupply and will return to Chief Joseph Pass after an early lunch. 
> 
> Sat, Storm Lake
> Sun, Warren Lake
> Mon, On the divide, ~7.0 of Wolf Section 4 (I think. Can't check guide. Mailed those pages home). 
> Tues, a few miles after Shultz Saddle
> Wed, Chief J. Pass/Darby
> 
> Great weather 
> 
> 
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> On Jul 26, 2012, at 10:00, cdt-l-request at backcountry.net wrote:
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>>  1. Re: Lincoln MT (Bob Sartini)
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>>  5. benchmark trail angel (bud sears)
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>> Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:30:49 -0400
>> From: Bob Sartini <bobsartini at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Lincoln MT
>> To: Joel Gat <carguy at gmail.com>
>> Cc: CDT Emaillist <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
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>> 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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>> 
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>> Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:47:24 -0600
>> From: Jackie McDonnell <yogihikes at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Lincoln MT
>> To: Bob Sartini <bobsartini at gmail.com>
>> Cc: CDT Emaillist <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
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>> 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
>> CDT.
>> 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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>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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>> Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:05:58 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: ks1007 at aol.com
>> Subject: [Cdt-l] Fwd:  Lincoln MT
>> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
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>> huh?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Keith and Mary
>> Deming, NM
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jackie McDonnell <yogihikes at gmail.com>
>> To: Bob Sartini <bobsartini at gmail.com>
>> Cc: CDT Emaillist <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
>> Sent: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 1:47 pm
>> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Lincoln MT
>> 
>> 
>> 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 CDT.
>> 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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>> Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:14:28 -0700
>> From: Jo <josie1066 at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [Cdt-l] phones
>> To: "cdt-l at backcountry.net" <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
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>>> From Canada to Togwotee Pass, we have had great service on Verizon-- our Montana friends told us that's best in Montana. Now we're heading south through the Winds in Wyoming, I'm told AT&T coverage is best (we'll soon find out as we're leaving Sat).
>> 
>> Jo
>> 
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>> Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:00:44 -0600
>> From: bud sears <tentstake at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [Cdt-l] benchmark trail angel
>> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
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>> if anyone is going through benchmark, susan and her horse bronzy are
>> spreading the trail magic.  she is at the campground and will save you the
>> 3 mile road walk to the guest ranch
>> 
>> -tentstake
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