[pct-l] How much water would you bring for a 20 mile day?

Jeff Bohannon jeffbohannon at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 18 09:56:06 CDT 2006

Its dry in that section. If it was hot i would carry at least 6 liters and 
drink plenty before starting.


>From: "Jon Danniken" <danniken at comcast.net>
>To: <pct-l at backcountry.net>
>Subject: Re: [pct-l] How much water would you bring for a 20 mile day?
>Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 23:13:19 -0700
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "stillroaming"
> > As a rule of thumb, I figure 1 liter per 5 miles. This
> > doesn't account for cooking or bathing. Just drinking.
> >
> > For *most* places along the PCT in Oregon and
> > Washington you shouldn't have to carry heavy water
> > loads (more than 2 liters). A little planning will get you by.
>Thanks Scott, and Shelly as well.  I appreciate your perspectives.
>The section I'm looking at is between Mt. Thielsen and Red Cone Spring 
>Crater Lake).  As near as I have been able, there is no natural water 
>between these two points, hence my query.
>Thanks again,
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