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Bounce Box

A bounce box is a box that is used during a thru-hike to forward supplies or unneeded gear, by mailing it ahead to a point on your intended path. Bounces boxes can be particularly useful if the terrain will change and different gear, which would presently just be dead weight will then be required (such as snow shoes, cold weather gear, replacement gear, batteries, etc.), sparing the backpacker the extra weight on the present section of the hike.

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