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Re: [at-l] Danger

Ok, folks: please go read the article!! :-)  He carries the condom in an 
emergency kit around his neck, designed to be used if all equipment is lost 
(e.g. your pack falls over the side of a cliff or a bear takes it or 
something).  The article is about primitive living skills that can get you 
out of a bad situation if needed...


>From: "W F Thorneloe, MD" <thornel@ibm.net>
>To: HikingHope@aol.com
>CC: coelura@hotmail.com, patv@falcon.cc.ukans.edu, at-l@backcountry.net
>Subject: Re: [at-l] Danger
>Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 09:39:59 -0400
>That was my thought also, but a condom makes an excellent water balloon,
>and might be a reasonable and lightweight means to collect water for
>pre-filtering and such. I certainly wouldn't want a lubricated one. Let's
>not even think about colors and ribbing. What doesn't make sense is the
>likelihood of grit causing breakage.
>I would probably use a spare latex glove for this purpose, myself. I always
>care 6, with the idea of double gloving if I ran into a particularly bad
>injury to treat.
>Atlanta, GA
>At 07:09 PM 8/16/1999 -0400, HikingHope@aol.com wrote:
>>Yuk, absolutely yuk.
>>Oh, well, I'll bet that's not the real reason.
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