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Re: [pct-l] RE: Are these yours?
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] RE: Are these yours?
- From: "(R.J.Calliger)" <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 17:17:59 -0800
At 3:47 PM -0800 9/22/00, Kurt Herzog wrote:
>Rich wrote, regarding bear cannisters in Yosemite NP: >>They are in
>danger of being confiscated as abandoned property.<<
>Does anyone know the official Park/USFS position on unattended
>"caches" of supplies in the backcountry? Is it legal to leave
>a cannister for eventual pick-up? What's the approved procedure,
>. . . Kurt
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It is ok. Just leave a note identofying it as your property and as you cache.
Leave a note inside as well as outside in a plastic baggy. No authority has
any problem with leaving caches around as long as the animals can't get into
the cache. (As related to me by one of the rangers I spoke to).
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