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Subject: Re: Nanny-state loving park a---holes ban tripods
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On Jan 19, 2018, RichA wrote
(in article<25239f6b-3373-4157-b434-e89d29398b58@googlegroups.com>):

> On Thursday, 18 January 2018 19:33:11 UTC-5, Alan Browne wrote:
> > On 2018-01-18 01:24, RichA wrote:
> > > I can see this in a crowded place like a museum, but a frigging park??!
> > > The U.S. has become such a litigious Hell-hole that everyone is terrified
> > > of the potential of any kind of accident. A nation of risk-takers and
> > > winners has become wussville.
> > >
> > > https://petapixel.com/2018/01/16/zion-national-park-bans-tripods-pho...
> > > y-workshops/
> >
> > 1. Seems to be limited to workshops. I get it: a gang of 10 people
> > blocking a trail with tripods would be a nuisance to others.
> >
> > 2. I've done Zion. Beautiful. Even hauled a 'blad, a dozen lenses and
> > 2 tripods up to Angel's Landing. It was only 43°C so no sweat. Well,
> > you did sweat, but it evaporated quick. That trail and final climb up
> > Angels is no place for 10 - 12 people with tripods all at once.
>
> So, if some guy is out in the open, nowhere near any people (assuming the
> Marxists who run the parks even allow someone off "designated paths") will he
> not be allowed to use a tripod?

There are a few reasons why folks need to stick to the designated paths in 
some National Parks.

<http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-yellowstone-death-201...
snap-story.html>

<https://nypost.com/2016/11/15/man-dies-trying-to-hot-pot-in-yellowst...
spring/>

<http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40292212>

<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/07/yosemite-waterfall-de...
witness-watched-in-horror-as-three-swept-away.html>

<http://www.uniondemocrat.com/localnews/3713545-151/fall-at-park-pro...
fatal>

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Regards,
Savageduck