Re: Sheath Knife Problem
Don Izard (IZARD@UBVM.BITNET)
Fri, 24 Sep 1993 16:09:36 EDT
Or the even more dangerous ride to camp, maybe in a TROOP bus,
plus there have been scout killed by lightning in the past year!
PLUS you did not mention the IN-famous BMX bikes at the jambo!
The leader in ambulance calls!
On Fri, 24 Sep 1993 12:53:08 PDT My Name said:
>Subject: Re: Sheath Knife Problem
> Steve, Good question. One we will never answer definitively.
>Think about all the specific risks involved:
> Liquid Stove Fuels
> Rock Climbing
> Long Hikes with heavy packs, often on treacherous terrain
> Lyme Disease
> River Crossings
> Bears (overdone)
>Yup! Risk management is the name of the game. But, maybe it doesn't
>hurt to start with some limits. I don't let my four year old cross
>the street alone. But, the eight year old does.
> BTW, when using a hand ax to split kindling, use a stick to
>hold the kindling upright on the chopping block without exposing
>half your arm to the danger zone. It doesn't have to be dangerous!
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