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Re: Trip to piute pass questions

Postby markskor » Tue Sep 08, 2015 10:38 pm

Lazeydazey wrote: (Is it true each second between lightning is 1 mile? And at what point do you stop fishing?)

Sound travels ~ 750 mph or so...Count the time between flash and sound...
Roughly, 5 seconds = 1 mile away
Anything close to 10 seconds...maybe time to stop fishing?
Mountainman who swims with trout

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Re: Trip to piute pass questions

Postby dooder » Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:07 pm

I emailed the visitor center my questions about gate and parking specifics. If they get back to me with any good nuggets of info I'll post them here, hopefully it will help anyone making this trip in the future for the first time. Thanks again to all those who replied ! This is an awesome website and community! If weather and smoke permits the trip I'll have a trip report posted in early October. Thanks again HST
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Re: Trip to piute pass questions

Postby rlown » Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:23 pm

Think about a plan B if the smoke/weather doesn't cooperate for your first pick.
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