[Cdt-l] Cdt-l Digest, Vol 89, Issue 26

michael vernon woodsfarmer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 17:50:03 CST 2015


hi,i,ll be leaving crazy cook on april 17.  if my math is correct,its
aprox. 322 ley miles to pie town and i'm allowing 18 days.  i can do
plumbing if the tools and materials are there.  and i'd be glad to work on
it.  by the way, whats OFV?

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>    1. Water on CDT west of YNP (Matthew Edwards)
>    2. Re: Toaster House in Pie Town Still available? (Trekker4 at aol.com)
>    3. Re: Toaster House in Pie Town Still available? (Trekker4 at aol.com)
>    4. Re: Toaster House in Pie Town Still available? (Doug Carlson)
>    5. Re: Water on CDT west of YNP (Trekker4 at aol.com)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:13:56 -0800
> From: Matthew Edwards <iceaxehikes at gmail.com>
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: [Cdt-l] Water on CDT west of YNP
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> I remember that stretch very well.
> My last water was taken from Summit lake as i was nobo and i was dry by
> noon.
> Met the Noodle heads on the forest road between Mack's inn the YNP
> boundary.
> They were sobo.
> We both were out of water but we sat in the road together and had a palaver
> anyways.
> That was one dry stretch.
> Iceaxe
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:49:48 -0500
> From: Trekker4 at aol.com
> To: doug-sue at centurylink.net, cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Toaster House in Pie Town Still available?
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> Nita's had plumbing problems for years at the Toaster House. partly
> because it's unheated when no one's there. While the water gets shut off,
> the
> lines aren't (and probably can't be) drained to prevent freezing. I've
> stayed
> there 3 times in the past few years, and spent 3 hours repairing several
> leaks  from an inside waterline in the bathroom during one stay. It took 3
> hours because two of the leaks were difficult to get at; there are no
> plumbing
> supply stores within at least 50 miles; but, I finally got one needed part
> from a local guy. A complete redo of her water supply lines with PEX would
> go a  long ways; it would take 2 people and a comprehensive list of parts
> bought in a  city.
>
> Bob  "Trekker" Brewer
>
>
> In a message dated 2/22/2015 11:45:10 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> doug-sue at centurylink.net writes:
>
>
> For over night stays and car parking?
> Last year the indoor toilet didn't work, and the outhouse  is a bit of
> a...... ah....
> :)
> -Doug
>
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:50:27 -0500
> From: Trekker4 at aol.com
> To: doug-sue at centurylink.net, cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Toaster House in Pie Town Still available?
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> I've parked a car there, behind the fence twice.
>
> Bob  "Trekker" Brewer
>
>
> In a message dated 2/22/2015 11:45:10 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> doug-sue at centurylink.net writes:
>
>
> For over night stays and car parking?
> Last year the indoor toilet didn't work, and the outhouse  is a bit of
> a...... ah....
> :)
> -Doug
>
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:45:07 -0700
> From: "Doug Carlson" <doug-sue at centurylink.net>
> To: <Trekker4 at aol.com>, <cdt-l at backcountry.net>
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Toaster House in Pie Town Still available?
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> The Toaster House in NM is almost like a traditional stop for CDT hikers.
> It would be a shame to lost it.
>
>
>
> I live less than 5 hrs from it.  I know almost nothing about plumbing, but
> I
> would be willing to meet any plumber who needed a helping hand to fix the
> place.  The idea would be to see the Toaster House become a permanent CDT
> stopping place.
>
>
>
> But then there would be continued maintenance and upkeep on the house and
> that is probably more than the CDT budget could care for.
>
>
>
> In the lower Peninsula of Michigan on the North Country Trail there is the
> Old School House owned by the NCTA and used as a gathering place for  NCT
> hikers and as a stopping off place for backpackers, though backpackers
> don't
> need any camping spots in that area.  The Old School House is like a rally
> point in the middle of the NCT.
>
>
>
> Be nice if the Toaster House could be set up in NM as a stopping place for
> a
> shower, mail drops, but then, its not my property, and I am just wishful
> thinking here.....
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> From: Trekker4 at aol.com [mailto:Trekker4 at aol.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:50 PM
> To: doug-sue at centurylink.net; cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Toaster House in Pie Town Still available?
>
>
>
> Nita's had plumbing problems for years at the Toaster House. partly because
> it's unheated when no one's there. While the water gets shut off, the lines
> aren't (and probably can't be) drained to prevent freezing. I've stayed
> there 3 times in the past few years, and spent 3 hours repairing several
> leaks from an inside waterline in the bathroom during one stay. It took 3
> hours because two of the leaks were difficult to get at; there are no
> plumbing supply stores within at least 50 miles; but, I finally got one
> needed part from a local guy. A complete redo of her water supply lines
> with
> PEX would go a long ways; it would take 2 people and a comprehensive list
> of
> parts bought in a city.
>
>
>
> Bob "Trekker" Brewer
>
>
>
> In a message dated 2/22/2015 11:45:10 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> doug-sue at centurylink.net writes:
>
> For over night stays and car parking?
>
>
>
> Last year the indoor toilet didn't work, and the outhouse is a bit of
> a...... ah....
>
>
>
> :)
>
>
>
> -Doug
>
>
>
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:49:11 -0500
> From: Trekker4 at aol.com
> To: iceaxehikes at gmail.com, cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Water on CDT west of YNP
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> The US Drought Map shows a minor drought (& below normal 1 Feb  snowpack on
> the snowpack maps) for the first 100 mi or so fm OFV  west.
>
> Bob  "Trekker" Brewer
>
>
> In a message dated 2/24/2015 12:14:01 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> iceaxehikes at gmail.com writes:
>
> I remember that stretch very well.
> My last water was taken from  Summit lake as i was nobo and i was dry by
> noon.
> Met the Noodle heads on  the forest road between Mack's inn the YNP
> boundary.
> They were sobo.
> We  both were out of water but we sat in the road together and had a
> palaver  anyways.
> That was one dry  stretch.
> Iceaxe
>
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