[pct-l] Central Oregon in late August

Phil Baily pbaily at webuniverse.net
Wed May 30 21:48:39 CDT 2007

I walked through there in late August, 2005 and also had no issues 
with water. All advertised sources were fine. I am not sure but it 
seems to me that I read somewhere that Oregon ended up at 80-90% of 
normal this year, so you should be OK.


At 03:03 PM 5/30/07, Pea Hicks wrote:

>Ann Gerckens wrote:
> > Anyone have a best guess as to how dry Oregon will be by late 
> August?  I'm looking at Summit Lake to MacKenzie Pass.  Work-wise 
> and knee recuperation-wise, being there over Labor Day will work 
> better for me.  Transportation and non-stagnant lake-wise, it may 
> end up being mid July.
> >   Floating Angel (the hiker formerly known as Splat!)
>well, last year i was at summit lake, heading north on the pct, on labor
>day weekend, and i don't recall any of the expected water sources being
>dry. the lakes were filterable- nothing too gross. i seem to remember 2
>or 3 moderately long water hauls, but this was nothing out of the
>ordinary for that stretch. ymmv, though, as i don't know how
>comparatively dry it is this year.
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