From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
Subject: Re: Nanny-state loving park a---holes ban tripods
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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: Nanny-state loving park a---holes ban tripods
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On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:32:59 -0500, Alan Browne<bitbucket@blackhole.com> 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...
>
>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.

That's where a drone might come in handy.
>
>https://www.dropbox.com/s/hakfd5y57cfck6h/Angels-Landing-Zion.jpg
>
>Bring plenty of water.
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Regards,

Eric Stevens