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OML and Smokey Creek Water Report

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Offline WNdx

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OML and Smokey Creek Water Report
« on: February 28, 2019, 01:30:00 PM »
Tons of water in the park as of the past few days. Fresno, Dodson, Juniper, Boot Springs all green. Mule Ears Spring too. Standing water along Boot Canyon Trail and even near Dodson and Smokey Creek Junction. Tons of water also on Smokey Creek Trail. Observations made 2/24-2/26.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2019, 01:39:55 PM by WNdx »

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Offline mule ears

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Re: OML and Smokey Creek Water Report
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 02:27:06 PM »
 :great:
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Offline dprather

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Re: OML and Smokey Creek Water Report
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 03:50:41 PM »
Thank you kindly
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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Re: OML and Smokey Creek Water Report
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2019, 11:19:18 PM »
Thatís great to hear. One of my old friends is out there right now on the OML: itís his very first BiBe backpacking trip!


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