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Bear cannister needed on the Big Pine Lakes trail?

Postby kgw » Sat Aug 30, 2008 8:19 pm

I see that, officially, a cannister is not required on this trail: should I take one anyway? What is the bear situation on the North Fork of Big Pine Creek? We are likely going up Tuesday of next week.



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Re: Bear cannister needed on the Big Pine Lakes trail?

Postby freestone » Sun Aug 31, 2008 7:09 am

I have been there many times, but not recently. I never saw a bear or even bear scat on my trips there. Leave the canister at home, unless you want it to protect your food from the mice with it.
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Re: Bear cannister needed on the Big Pine Lakes trail?

Postby kgw » Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:00 pm

Cool, that'll simplify things a bit. Thx.
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