[Cdt-l] waypoints Sam Huges water Caches?

Sean Staplin seanstaplin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 13:25:40 CST 2013


Yes sir ree!

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Junaid Dawud <jdawud at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here here!
>
> ---Junaid 'Speshul 41' Dawud
>
> On Feb 12, 2013, at 11:00 AM, Trekker4 at aol.com wrote:
>
>  *Once again, lets have a standing ovation for all Jerry Brown does for
> the CDT!*
> **
> *Bob "Trekker" Brewer
> Naturalized Citizen - Republic of Texas
> *
>
>  In a message dated 2/11/2013 7:23:13 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> bcss at bresnan.net writes:
>
>  One of the big goals of the CDT is to be non-motorized.  That is why the
> new route was developed – to put hikers on trail instead of road.   Good
> news is that the route will eventually include new trail from near Omega
> connecting to Pietown, so that town will always be part of the trail.  I
> have done both the new trail and the road walk and the new trail is
> definitely nicer.  If I were doing the trail for the first time I think I
> would hike to Omega then follow the highway to Pietown.   There is new
> trail planned from Pietown to the Malpais that will be spectacular.     **
> **
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> best wishes,****
>
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>
> Jerry Brown****
>
> (970) 403-3527    Cell: (970) 749-0496****
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> mailto:bcss at bresnan.net <bcss at bresnan.net>****
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> www.bearcreeksurvey.com****
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> *From:* Doug Carlson [mailto:doug-sue at centurylink.net<doug-sue at centurylink.net>]
>
> *Sent:* Monday, February 11, 2013 5:54 PM
> *To:* Cdt-l at backcountry.net
> *Cc:* bcss at bresnan.net
> *Subject:* RE: [Cdt-l] waypoints Sam Huges water Caches?****
>
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> Jerry, your  reference to the bearcreek maps and waypoints are a big help.
> ****
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> Those waypoints should get me to Silver City with no problem.  ****
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> From there I want to go up through the heart of the Gila Wilderness via
> Doc Campbells and on to Pie Town.  I can't imagine the official route
> moving away from Pie Town unless there was a really really good reason.  I
> have looked forward to carrying a pack into Pie Town and eating pie for a
> long time.  ****
>
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> I am feeling more confident  about this trip all the time.  ****
>
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> Side note:  with new gear, maps, food, mailing, travel, a long hike isn't
> cheap.  Can't wait to get going.****
>
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> -Trew****
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> *From:* cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net [
> mailto:cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net <cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net>] *On
> Behalf Of *bcss at bresnan.net
> *Sent:* Monday, February 11, 2013 1:10 PM
> *To:* Cdt-l at backcountry.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Cdt-l] waypoints Sam Huges water Caches?****
>
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> Trew,****
>
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>
> Free waypoint files for the entire CDT (which include the cache boxes) are
> available here:  www.bearcreeksurvey.com   ****
>
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>
> Take the Waypoints link on the main page and you will end up on a page
> where you can download them. They were all collected with professional
> grade gps and are quite accurate. There are 6972 waypoints in all for the
> entire trail route, average spacing a little over ½ mile.  They only apply
> to the official USFS/BLM route for the CDNST so for the many possible
> alternate hikes such as the Gila River, Winds, or Anaconda cutoff they
> won’t help, but most of the time you will likely be on the official route.
>  I think Frank’s G’s website may have some helpful data for the
> alternates.  https://www.sites.google.com/site/frankgilliland/cdt****
>
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> The Mapbooks are spiral bound collections of 1”=3000’ scale hiker maps
> that show the official route and all of the waypoints with a high level of
> accuracy. There is information about them on the front page of the
> bearcreek website.  ****
>
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> These are the Waypoint names for the Water Boxes between Crazy Cook and
> Lordsburg:****
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> 01_137WT****
>
> 01_255WT****
>
> 02_194WT****
>
> 03_127WT****
>
> 04_198WT****
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> There is a considerable amount of water in there in addition to the
> boxes.  (Farm ponds and watering tanks)  Any waypoint that ends in “WT” is
> a place we found water.  I would suggest always carrying more than you
> anticipate needing in there in case one of them is dry or non functional.
>  If you plan for 20 miles between water sources you could do the entire
> thing just using the cache boxes. ****
>
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> best wishes,****
>
> ** **
>
> Jerry Brown****
>
> mailto:bcss at bresnan.net <bcss at bresnan.net>****
>
> www.bearcreeksurvey.com****
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