Re: Scout staff
Gino Lucrezi (lucrezi@DSIAQ1.ING.UNIVAQ.IT)
Mon, 3 May 1993 20:12:59 +0000
> (My own personal "staff" for winter walking is a mere 65cm (2'2") long,
> with an adze and pick on one end and a sharp spike on the other. It's
> not much good for pioneering, but I'd not like to be without it on
> steep snow slopes. Times change.)
I had my personal staff when I was a Rover. I used a branch I found during
a hyke, and I carved it myself a bit (even though I am not much skilled in
However, I found that carrying it is often more of a hassle than of a help,
especially in mountain environments (i.e. where we have most of our activities).
Since I became a Scouter I left it home, because I need both hands free.
Gino Lucrezi @ Universita` "V. Rivera" - L'Aquila - Italy
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