Questions regarding my SOBO Resupply Plan for this summer 2019!!

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Questions regarding my SOBO Resupply Plan for this summer 2019!!

Post by BBart » Thu May 09, 2019 1:46 pm

I’m planning on carrying 3 days of food for the Happy Isles to Tuolumne Meadows section ...then will resupply at the Tuolumne Meadows General Store for 3 days of food to carry me to Reds Meadow.

At Reds Meadow I will resupply again at their General Store for four days food supplies to carry me to VVR & then onto MTR.

At MTR I will pickup my “Resupply Bucket” which will cover me thru to Whitney & Whitney Portal.

Does that sound like a logical plan or should I throw in a Resupply Bucket at Reds? Thx!!








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Re: Questions regarding my SOBO Resupply Plan for this summer 2019!!

Post by MountainMinstrel » Thu May 09, 2019 3:05 pm

there are a lot of variables here. if you could give us the info from here it would help a bunch

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Re: Questions regarding my SOBO Resupply Plan for this summer 2019!!

Post by markskor » Thu May 09, 2019 4:04 pm

BBart - welcome!
Big advocate of taking one's time and sampling all the JMT has to offer. (Once did it in 16 days...another in 32...longer was better.)
Sounds like a good plan - hitting all the stops. (Don't forget your plastic at VVR.) Suggest though, while at Reds, (get a milkshake!) and then take a zero day and shuttle up to Mammoth Ski area ($7 round trip) and then free shuttle down to Mammoth and Von's. Cheaper than a Reds resupply.
BTW, how many days are you taking?
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Re: Questions regarding my SOBO Resupply Plan for this summer 2019!!

Post by CAMERONM » Thu May 09, 2019 5:38 pm

A typical plan is to go from Reds to MTR. It is from MTR to Whitney that you will be weight and bulk challenged. Some leave the trail mid-way for another resupply. Best to check out the Yahoo JMT group for this kind of info.

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Re: Questions regarding my SOBO Resupply Plan for this summer 2019!!

Post by BBart » Thu May 09, 2019 5:58 pm

Thanks all!! Mark the plan is to take 21 Days total. This is all really dependent on the snow levels this July-August and river water water crossings levels.

Thx again everyone for your feedback

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