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Bryan

You say, "no foraging." Does that mean that if you eat berries along the way you will have broken the "fair means" rule?

Roman Dial

Luckily, there will not be any fresh berries to tempt us! The fair means rule to my mind means no motors, wheels, or animals as transport. Eating berries would probably violate the no-foraging rule.....

Ryan Jordan

Foraging. Not much available up there in June. Chew on willows, I guess...

The real issue, if berries were even available, is time. For huckleberries in particular, the ability to extract enough calories to be meaningful from a huckleberry bush would require quite a bit of time which might be better spent carrying a few extra oz's of food and ... walking...

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    In June 2006, adventurers Roman Dial, Ryan Jordan, and Jason Geck will attempt the first unsupported trekking traverse of America's most remote wilderness - Alaska's western North Slope and Brooks Range - a distance of 1,000 km (600 miles).
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