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Skeeters

by myles » Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:23 pm

Heading over Lamarck Col or Haeckel-Wallace in a week, and was wondering how the mosquitos have been this year. Thanks!

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Re: Skeeters

by asmrz » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:23 pm

West side, mid to late June, terrible. East side late June to July, a few here and there. Whitney area, Wallace lake area, no problems at all.

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Re: Skeeters

by Princess Buttercup » Thu Jul 19, 2012 10:01 pm

Myles:

Was over Lamarck at the end of the 4th weekend, and we used minimal bug juice. Came home with a few bites, but no problems through Darwin Bench or EVO Lake/Muir Pass.

Lower locations (LeConte Canyon) were a bit more trying but unimpressive.

Have a blast! Can't wait to go over the col again in a few weeks.

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Re: Skeeters

by myles » Thu Jul 19, 2012 11:02 pm

Thanks, both. No worries for us, Moosetracks, we'll be staying high.

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Re: Skeeters

by butitsadryheat » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:37 am

really? :wink:
“Hitler did not have to destroy democracy; he merely took advantage of the decay of democracy and at the critical moment obtained the support of many to whom, though they detested Hitler, he yet seemed the only man strong enough to get things done.”

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Re: Skeeters

by myles » Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:52 am

butitsadryheat wrote:really? :wink:
I guess I asked for that to get knocked outta the park... :lol:

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Re: Skeeters

by Princess Buttercup » Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:14 am

Biadh, honey, you know better than to take the easy ones... :D

Take a peek to the south when you're up high Myles. You might see a few orange flashes over the next few weeks... ;)

Oh, wait, is that spraying?

<sigh>

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Re: Skeeters

by butitsadryheat » Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:15 am

MooseTracks wrote:Biadh, honey, you know better than to take the easy ones... :D


Honey ? :wink:






I was bored, and like he said, it was right down the middle! :P
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Re: Skeeters

by thegib » Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:27 am

Just back from Kearsarge pass, Vidette Lakes, Center Basin, and saw five skeeters total. Crazy for mid July. Also, in case anyone's wondering, University pass is more tedious w/o snow.

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Re: Skeeters

by myles » Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:29 pm

Aaand, I must already be baked. Looked at my original post ... I'll be there in 2 weeks, not a week.

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Re: Skeeters

by myles » Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:57 pm

Skeeter report for last week/weekend in upper Sabrina Basin. There were a couple at Midnight and Moonlight lakes, but very well behaved--used the juice the first night, but probably didn't need it. It stayed in the sack the rest of the trip.


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