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[pct-l] RE: Bear cans

My pack weight on he JMT last year was 28 lbs with food/water/fuel and bear
can..And I still brough too much stuff..

>From: Jon Lovejoy <lovejoyart@cox.net>
>To: pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net
>Subject: [pct-l] RE:  Bear cans
>Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 19:16:31 -0800
>My pack weight last year was about 48 lbs. with food & water, & I was
>comfortable with it. I figure if I have to add 3 lbs. to keep varmints,
>large & small, out of my pack, I'll pare down 3 lbs. elsewhere. I've
>already dropped 2 lbs. just by rethinking my clothes. If it's
>recommended by the folks responsible for keeping campgrounds safe &
>escorting problem bears elsewhere (or dispatching them), I'll roll with it.
>>Message: 4
>>From: "Reynolds, WT" <reynolds@iLAN.com>
>>To: "'Slyatpct@aol.com'" <Slyatpct@aol.com>, pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net
>>Subject: RE: [pct-l] RE:  Food storage/Bear Boxes
>>Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 20:36:20 -0800
>>I agree that most thruhikers intentionally break the law concerning proper
>>food storage. The obvious solution is to effectively ban thruhiking on the
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