[Cdt-l] Input on resupply plan.

tbradnc tbradnc at gmail.com
Sat May 9 18:27:40 CDT 2015


Jerry - Is the Mode S trail a more efficient way to get into Butte than
hitching from Hwy 2?

How long is the Mode S trail and where does it come out?

On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 6:37 PM, BCSS <bcss at bresnan.net> wrote:

> The dirt road walk from Homestake Pass past Delmoe Lake is no longer the
> official route.  New trail was opened late last fall that takes you along
> divide which is the skyline above Butte, with a connector spur trail going
> to town. The connector is called Mode S Trail, and leaves from a trailhead
> just east of the interstate on the edge of town.  The new trail will be
> mapped in late June and I will put a map up soon thereafter.  It shouldn't
> be hard at all to follow, however. Look for it cutting off of the road to
> the left just past the Homestake trailhead parking and the railroad tracks.
> It is signed and easy to find.
>
> best wishes,
>
>
>
> Jerry Brown
>
> Bear Creek Survey Service, LLC
>
> 3065 East 2nd Avenue
>
> Durango, CO 81301
>
> (970) 403-3527   cell: (970) 317-1398
>
> bcss at bresnan.net
>
> www.bearcreeksurvey.com
>
>
>
>
>
> On May 9, 2015, at 10:27 AM, Tony Mason <tony at greyrock.org> wrote:
>
> If you want to stay on trail and avoid hitching into Butte, Homestake
> Lodge (homestakelodge.com) is just a few miles south of Interstate 90
> east of town. They hold packages for $10 but mail them to their PO Box in
> Whitehall.
>
> I hear there is the Marysville House in Marysville, MT north of US HWY 12
> not far off trail. Has anyone any experience with them?
>
> My daughter and I will be hiking north from Butte starting end of July.
> Maybe we'll see you on the trail.
>
> Tony
>
> On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 5:36 AM, tbradnc <tbradnc at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Since the list is so quiet I wanted to run my SOBO resupply plan by you
>> folks for suggestions and input.   I'll be hiking from GNP to Rawlins.
>>  If you see something amiss or can offer an improvement please let me
>> know..   Thanks...
>>
>> Chief Mountain - East Glacier - 92 miles
>>
>> East Glacier - Benchmark Ranch - 136 miles
>>
>> Benchmark - Lincoln (Rogers Pass) - 65 miles
>>
>> Lincoln - Helena (MacDonald Pass) 67 miles
>>
>> Helena - Butte - (Hwy 2) 113 miles
>>
>> Butte - Sula/Darby - (Chief Joseph Pass) 155 miles
>>
>> Darby - Leadore - (Bannock Pass) 123 miles
>>
>> Leadore - Lima - (I-15) 104 miles
>>
>> Lima - Mack’s Inn - (On trail) 71 miles
>>
>> Mack’s Inn - Old Faithful - (On trail) 38 miles
>>
>> Old Faithful - Dubois (Hwy 26/287) - 102 Miles
>>
>> Dubois - Big Sandy Lodge (On trail) - 124 miles
>>
>> Big Sandy Lodge - Lander (Hwy 28) - 44 Miles
>>
>> Lander - Rawlins (Finish Hike) - 122 miles
>>
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