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Flying w/ Ice gear

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Kourtney Woracek · · Evansville, IN · Joined Mar 2016 · Points: 0

I will be flying to Calgary to do some outdoor winter activities. Does anyone know if I have to check a bag for crampons??? My assumption is yes, but I am not sure. 

Scott E · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 342

Definitely check anything sharp and pointy

Roots · · Wherever I am · Joined Dec 2010 · Points: 20

Check it!

Eric Engberg · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2009 · Points: 0

Crampons                         Carry On Bags: Yes (Special Instructions)Checked Bags: YesCrampons are generally permitted in carry-on bags. However, TSA officers have the discretion to prohibit an item if they feel it may pose a security threat.

Chris Blatchley · · Sammamish, WA · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 6

if i have TSA precheck, can i just wear my crampons and carry my tools over my shoulder?

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