[pct-l] a couple questions: section WA-J in mid-September

Pamela Bryant pambryant58 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 20:08:51 CDT 2018

I was at Snoqualmie Pass in 2016 and I was using my cell phone at the
trailhead. I have Verizon.
At Stevens Pass I do not remember using my cell phone, but I know that
Verizon hands down would have better reception.
Stay Safe, Pam Bryant

On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 4:01 PM Peer Böhm <pmb379 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all, Meister Grimbart here, with a couple of questions:
> I am going to hike (if all goes well) the section in the Alpine Lakes
> Wilderness from Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass in mid-September, this
> year.
> I have not done this (not in that kind of area) before in the past
> couple of decades, so I have a few questions, which you guys might be
> able to help me with:
> How likely is it, to have snow and frost in that area, in the second
> half of September? How about storms, with sideways driving rain and
> sleet? I am asking, because I have to make a choice between a
> lightweight, smaller and a heavier, more robust and bigger tarp.
> Is mosquito season still on at that time? I am contemplating leaving
> the full bug net behind and using only a head- or half-net for the
> nights. Would that be likely to work out?
> I am going to have to buy a SIM card for my phone. I hear, the choices
> come down to AT&T and Verizon - which provider would be more likely to
> call in my pick-up with at Stevens Pass?
> I know, of course, that I am not going to get any guaranties, and I am
> not looking for any. I would just be thankful, and appreciate, some
> hints or pointers.
> TiA.
> Regards,
> Meister Grimbart
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