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Subject: [Leica] Golden Trout Wilderness
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Tue Jun 5 08:44:13 2007
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The normal temperature lapse rate is 3.5deg/1000 feet, so expect the temps 
to be 42deg less than what you would find at sea level in the same area. 
Move slowly and breathe deeply, the oxygen is scarce.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tina Manley" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 8:27 AM
Subject: [Leica] Golden Trout Wilderness

> LUG:
> I need some travel advice, too.  I'm going to the Golden Trout Wilderness 
> for a photography workshop July 1-7.  We have to carry everything in on 
> our backs and the elevation is about 12,000 feet.  I'm planning to carry 
> my M8 with three or four lenses, and my 5D as a backup with two Leica R 
> lenses.  With sleeping bags, mats, water, towel, etc. I won't be able to 
> carry much more. I'm wondering about how many clothes I need to take.  How 
> cold does it get at 12,000 feet in July?  Would long underwear, layering 
> and a light jacket be enough?  The nearest road is at Lone Pine, CA.  Has 
> anybody been there?  I'm not sure what to expect.
> Tina
> Tina Manley
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