Subject: Re: Nanny-state loving park a---holes ban tripods
On 1/18/2018 7:32 PM, 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.
> 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.
> Bring plenty of water.
Your post reminded me of my much younger days. (I was about 22.) I
walked down the mule train path a bit more than half way to the bottom
of the Canyon and up again, the same day, carrying nothing but six
oranges. If I had brought a tripod, I might still be somewhere on that