Re: [Fwd: Re: Philmont Weight Limits]
Patrick Taber (ptaber@MICROTEST.COM)
Mon, 30 Jun 1997 09:01:46 -0700
>Here are the weight limits from the 1997 medical form.
> 5' 10" 226
Now that I've seen the table I'd have to change my overall opinion of the
This is a *very* liberal limit. Well over what the insurance actuarial tables
consider "ideal" weight, well over what the Surgeon General would consider
obese. The chances of being over this limit while at the same time being in good
cardiovascular shape are very small.
While the timing of strict enforcement is bad, I would have more problem with
the previous laxity than with the current strictness. The trip can't be worth
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City