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[pct-l] Re: pct-l-digest V1 #539
> I was thinking about also taking some canned tuna, until I thought about
> bears. The tuna would be a great source for protein. Does anyone know
> if the empty Tuna can would attract hoards of bears? Has anyone ever
> taken tuna? Am I asking for trouble if I take tuna? Any suggestions
> would be much appreciated. Thanks.
On my low budget PCT hike we used canned tuna, canned chicken, canned crab
and canned shrimp (variety was a highly sought commodity after 6 months).
The 8 oz. tuna was the one we liked least. It has the most water and weighs
the most. I highly recommend 6 oz. cans of chicken. A can of shrimp in a
potful of Minute Rice was a favorite for the entire six months. We never
had any real bear problems even in Yosemite because our bear hangs were
Did you get the fishing lures?
Mark "Stinky" Janowiak
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