[pct-l] Bearvault as bounce box

Jackie McDonnell yogihikes at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 18:42:06 CST 2014

A BearVault as a bounce box would cost a fortune in postage.  Anything that
is not the typical square/rectangle will cost more, because it cannot be
processed by the USPS machines.  An actual person has to handle it.

A regional rate box is cheapest.


On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 6:51 PM, Ted Rosen <trosen8231 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm planning to hike the PCT this year. I am from Canada, and don't have a
> US base to send and receive supply boxes during the hike. I own a Bearvault
> which I would intend to use in the required sections. Is it practical to
> use
> my Bearvault as a bounce box for basic resupply items such as guidebooks,
> maps, and items needed towards the end of the trip, rather than the
> standard
> fixed rate postal boxes or 5 gal paint buckets?
> Thanks,
> Ted
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