[pct-l] Sending winter gear to KM

Stefan Popa stefan.popa at gmx.net
Thu Apr 13 12:53:05 CDT 2017

Hi, yeah great answer. The Guy from KM just told me that they hold

the package "FOR THE SEASON" :-)

That's great, i did'nt know how it is handled by the "non usps" mail 
drop places.

But i don't know if this is a general rule

El Duro

Am 13.04.2017 um 18:49 schrieb Brick Robbins:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 2:28 AM, Stefan Popa <stefan.popa at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Hello, i didn't found the information so i try to get here.
>> I want to ship my gear to KM on April 26 and pick it up on June 15.
>> So that's more than 30 days (the duration usps post offices hold packages).
>> Do KM hold it for more than 30 days ?
>> Is there a general rule ? How long do non usps resupply points hold your
>> package.
> I can't speak authoritatively nor officially, but when I was there KM
> had a large room in the back full of packages. They kept them a long
> time. Most of the mail drop places, even the post offices, go way out
> of their way, and above and beyond the call of duty, to help out
> hikers. Just treat their good will and help as trail magic, not as en
> entitlement.
> The most important thing is to make your parcel easy to spot among the
> hundreds stacked on shelves and on the floor. Paint it bright purple
> with yellow polka dots on all sides, so you can see a corner of it
> poking out from under other boxes
> Someone may know better
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