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  1. To help fund the enforcement of the required hard...

    To help fund the enforcement of the required hard sided food canisters on public lands we need to expand and rename the Pitman Robertson act. The act's excise taxes need not only apply to...
  2. There's way more nuisance humans than there are...

    There's way more nuisance humans than there are nuisance bears throughout the trail corridors. Bring on the hard-sided food canister requirements, and if not, require a backcountry competency and...
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    Stories like this make me think that a strict...

    Stories like this make me think that a strict permit system complete with backcountry competency test (and the currently unaffordable adequate backcountry enforcement) should be required to help keep...
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    I'm not against hunting either. I have many great...

    I'm not against hunting either. I have many great memories of hunting and the meals enjoyed afterwards, though these days I'm more prone to hunting with a camera or a fly rod than rifle or shotgun.
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    395 along the Eastern Sierra is a simple hitch...

    395 along the Eastern Sierra is a simple hitch (minus Lee Vining). Also got a ride from the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce in exchange for a nominal donation to the Chamber.
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    There aren't too many bears, (mountain lions,...

    There aren't too many bears, (mountain lions, pikas, eagles, wolves - place another name assigned to any other creature here) rather too many irresponsible humans teaching bears to associate humans...
  7. User error is highly probable as is user misuse....

    User error is highly probable as is user misuse. Though I have never met anyone who's done it I have seen hikers suggest in other popular online chit-char formats the removal of the locking tabs on...
  8. My reasons for not carrying a bear canister are:...

    My reasons for not carrying a bear canister are:
    They aren't perfect. I mean the only consistent ways to get them to fail against a bear is to either not have the lid fully locked (BV lid not...
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    Wonder how many non-"Allmighty" IGBC approved...

    Wonder how many non-"Allmighty" IGBC approved ursacks have to fail under proper use before Tom issues a recall on those bags? Seems a recall and replacement program would do more for the brand's...
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    Anyone who wants to kill a bear that's being kept...

    Anyone who wants to kill a bear that's being kept up a tree by yapping dogs should only do so with something respectable like a fork or a pocket knife. Shooting a bird that's perched is considered...
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    Thanks all.

    Thanks all.
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    Exos 58 as a carry on?

    US Air lists 22 inches as max length of a carry on and the Exos comes in about 22.5. Have any of you taken an Exos 58 as a carry on with US Air?
  13. Thread: Ursack Minor

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    Anyone had a bear chew on their ursack, and if so...

    Anyone had a bear chew on their ursack, and if so how did that work out for the contents of the sack?
  14. I paid a premium to ride for a little over an...

    I paid a premium to ride for a little over an hour in a taxi rather than hitching from one trail head to another.
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    Though he and public lands grazers and cyanide...

    Though he and public lands grazers and cyanide bomb planters are no friends of mine. Someone need to get up and fly away
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    Sheeez.... One more reason to know your farmer...

    Sheeez.... One more reason to know your farmer and only purchase cow meat, milk, and cheeses from reputable sources.
  17. Thread: bob dylan...

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    I'm just relieved to find this thread isn't about...

    I'm just relieved to find this thread isn't about Dylan going on another bear mountain picnic...or worse.
  18. 1. A rottweiler snarling and growling at me while...

    1. A rottweiler snarling and growling at me while it's owner who was swimming in the creek below the trail yelled "get away from my dog it will bite you!".
    2. A group of hikers fully blocking the...
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    The Mountain Song - Crosby, Slick, Garcia,...

    The Mountain Song - Crosby, Slick, Garcia, Kantner - Perro Sessions
    The Mountain Song - Hard Working Americans
    Traveler - Chris Stapleton
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    Given that bears in GSMNP aren't yet well...

    Given that bears in GSMNP aren't yet well educated about canisters, when sleeping I would keep the canister within a comfortable distance that I could easily throw a rock at. Would be good for the...
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    When you say "we", who is the "we" that you are...

    When you say "we", who is the "we" that you are referring to? Are you trying to tell me that you and everyone else ("we") on this big blue ball read the contents of tn.gov on a daily basis?
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    Why are you wondering why I posted this?

    Why are you wondering why I posted this?
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    TWRA confirms cougars in TN

    Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency admits there are cougars in TN and shares list of confirmed sightings and photos at tn.gov.
    Hopefully their population will thrive and balance out the burgeoning...
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    Heard yesterday that MTR has announced they will...

    Heard yesterday that MTR has announced they will be providing resupply service again this year.
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    Thanks Garlic. The tv show was called Mountain...

    Thanks Garlic. The tv show was called Mountain Men. I tried to watch a couple episodes out of curiosity to see how he would be portrayed and what he and the others would be up to that would be worthy...
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