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Re: [pct-l] Re: Getting a citation @ Kearsarge

On Mon, 31 Aug 1998, Brick Robbins wrote:

> The Inyo National Forest has taken the position that Bear Boxes are BAD so
> they have all been removed. From what I understand from reading the SEKI
> wilderness workbook, it looks like SEKI is heading the same direction. 
> SEKI = SEquoia KIngs National Park

Why have bear boxes been deemed "bad?"  On my last hike on the JMT the
Crabtree ranger said that they'd not had any bear problems in years since
bear boxes were put in place.

Jeffrey Olson
Seattle, WA

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