by Kristin5berry » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:19 pm
by mrchad9 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:36 pm
by lcarreau » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:54 pm
by PellucidWombat » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:59 pm
by mrchad9 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:18 am
Vitaliy M wrote:mrchad9 wrote: I would be surprised if you could not carry them on, but I don't know.
No way dude. Even if someone ever went on board with these (I am sure people have), I would not count on it now. The risk of having to go back, packing them (more charges), or having to throw them away to avoid missing your flight outweighs the convenience to sharpen them while on your flight. I do understand no one wants airlines to lose their crampons but there are other things you can take on board without the risk.
PS: If you are planning to fly with your stove it will be confiscated, or if you pack your stove with your bags there is a huge chance it will be taken (even if w/o fuel) anyways. My friend had a stove taken, even though he did not want to bring it as his carry on.
by John Duffield » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:24 am
by dadndave » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:27 am
by mrchad9 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:59 am
dadndave wrote:I have had to take snowsatkes out of my carry-on pack and check them if that is any indication.
by Kristin5berry » Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:29 am
by AlexeyD » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:56 pm
by John Duffield » Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:44 pm
AlexeyD wrote:I've definitely taken a harness and carabiners through carry-on, with no problem, but not sure about crampons. My guess is TSA will simply not know what they are, which means it's really up to the individual agent to make the call. Since your crampons are probably worth more than the $25 bag-check fee, I'd check them if I were you (though I totally agree with you that it's a pain).
by DukeJH » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:30 pm
by yetibreath » Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:45 am
by ncst » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:53 am
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