[John Muir Trail] Re: wag bags
- Not to mention the not so insignificant trail impact and safety issues involved with packing (especially on such a busy trail). It's not necessarily cheaper either.
Cheapest and safest way to get it out of the backcountry; have the people pack it out.
Walk the Sky: Following the John Muir Trail
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, John Ladd <johnladd@...> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 10:13 PM, Jgoring1 <jgoring1@...> wrote:
> > **
> > Red herring. Packing it all out via mule or llama would be safer and
> > cheaper than the helicopter.
> Others will know this better than I, but I would guess that snow and ice
> would make the trail from Whitney Portal to the summit impassible for pack
> animals 9 or more months per year.
> John Ladd