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[pct-l] Re: pct-l-digest V1 #413

> Question for people who have hiked the PCT before:  Where would the best
> place be to start carrying an ice axe?  Do the trail conditions this
> because of a heavy snowpack, warrant an axe in the San Jacinto's and/or
> the Mt. Baden Powell area?  Or, could the axe be best received at Kennedy
> Meadows?  Or, not until Lone Pine?
> Thanks,  Jim

I used an ice axe from Campo. It was a very good dog deterrent in southern
California.I didn't really need it until after Kennedy Meadows though. Are
you going to need care boxes? I'm always happy to trade chocolate for

Mark "Stinky" Janowiak PCT-84
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