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The water situation down Smoky Creek

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Offline dprather

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The water situation down Smoky Creek
« on: December 22, 2018, 09:12:21 PM »
Based on several reports, I'm getting that idea that water will be plentifully available all the way from Homer Wilson, down Smoky Creek, and out at Mule Ears.

Question #1 - how many miles is this trip?

Question #2 - would carrying two liters be enough, or would I be better served carrying three liters?

Question #3 - is there a map that focuses on this trip?

Question #4 - where is a good half-way campsite?

Thanks in advance.

Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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Re: The water situation down Smoky Creek
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 06:34:38 AM »
See my replies to your other thread but this route is about 15 miles.
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Re: The water situation down Smoky Creek
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 07:56:45 AM »
Thanks
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

 


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