Re: Firearms, the backcountry and you?
Posted by Old Lady Retired Schoolteacher on March 08, 2003 at 13:44:01:
In Reply to: Firearms, the backcountry and you? posted by Curious on March 05, 2003 at 00:05:02:
I notice that all the many comments posted seem to be from men. I am a woman. I have camped, backpacked, hiked, even climbed for many, many years. I do not own a gun. I do know how to use one, having done a certain amount of range shooting in my earlier years. Two comments: 1. You can buy a gun anywhere, you do not have to go to gun shows. 2. It is illegal to bring a gun into a National Park unless it is cased and onloaded. Check the regulations on any revelant website.