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[John Muir Trail] Re: wag bags

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  • John
    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
    Message 1 of 11 , Oct 3, 2011
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      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.

      JD
      Walk the Sky: Following the John Muir Trail
      www.johndittli.com


      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, John Ladd <johnladd@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 10:13 PM, Jgoring1 <jgoring1@...> wrote:
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      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > 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
      >
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