Water on TST??

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Water on TST??

Post by Elwood » Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:27 pm

Does anyone know if there's any water flow at Helms Meadow or Rodgers Creek?








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Re: Water on TST??

Post by Elwood » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:55 am

Just got back from our week-long hike of section 2 of the TST. Water was in short supply, but never a major issue! We found water along the western & eastern edges of Helms Meadow, but the creek that ran thru the meadow was dry. We also found a decent flow at Rodgers Creek. The trail was very faint & hard to follow at times. In-fact, we needed all resources: USGS Maps, Compass, GPS, & Altimeter. We had light afternoon thunder showers 3 out of the seven days, but other than that, the weather was perfect! This trail needs more use & a lot of trail work clearing downed trees before it just fades back into the wilderness!

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Re: Water on TST??

Post by maverick » Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:20 pm

Thank you for coming back and giving your fellow members an update on the conditions
you experienced Elwood. :thumbsup:
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I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, an HST member: http://reconn.org

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