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710Re: [John Muir Trail] Bear Cannisters-Mosquito Flat

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  • ndeewoods
    Jul 21, 2004
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      Well let me try pasting it...

      http://www.climber.org/scripts/BearBoxes.cgi?REG+ALL

      Anyway, I don't think there are any where you are going. But they
      can be rented or bought easily at most trailhead ranger stations.
      Dee

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, thomas taylor <tgtaylor7@y...>
      wrote:
      > The attachment didn't make it on the other email.
      > Also, this at least several months old and maybe not
      > complete (can't remember). However you can on online
      > to the NPS website and search for this document,
      >
      > --- Jeff Keplar <jeffkeplar@y...> wrote:
      > > Help!
      > > We have no mountains and no bears in Indiana, but my
      > > Navy son and I
      > > are spending a week backpacking in early August in
      > > the High Sierra,
      > > starting from Mosquito Flat and going into the
      > > Recess Lakes and
      > > surrounding areas on an in and back trip. We plan a
      > > base camp with
      > > lots of day hikes for photography and exploration.
      > > So can I assume
      > > there are bear cannisters in popular camping places,
      > > or do I rent or
      > > buy portable ones before I go? If so, where? How
      > > heavy are they?
      > > What sizes are available? Are they expensive? We
      > > will have a
      > > Saturday to get our act together before hitting the
      > > trail Sunday
      > > morning.
      > > We've backpacked lots in the Grand Canyon area and
      > > Utah, but this
      > > bear thing is somewhat new to us. We appreciate any
      > > information that
      > > will help us survive with a full stomach, rather
      > > than feeding the
      > > bears.
      > > Thanks from a flatlander!
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > =====
      > Best regards,
      >
      > Thomas
      >
      > Thomas Taylor
      > tgtaylor7@y...
      > http://profiles.yahoo.com/tgtaylor7
      >
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