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- Subject: [pct-l] Bear-bagging
- From: "Kurt Herzog" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1999 17:22:49 -0800
Does anyone know what the major cause of failure of bear-bagging might be?
I assume that it would be the bear gaining access to the rope and biting
It occurs to me that if that's the case perhaps using a 50 foot piece of
wire instead of parachute cord might improve the odds. I am thinking of
over a stout limb, but not counterbalancing. The wire would be tied-off to
probably at the base of the hang tree. The bag, of course, would be located
recommended distances from limb, trunk, and ground.
I think the required wire would weigh less than a cannister, but have a
unlimited capacity. Anyone have any thoughts on this ?
. . . Kurt
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