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We did this tour independently in 2002 and no one had boots, other than our own hiking boots. I don't think you need them -- you just stand on the bank. "Miner Mike" did have waders on and I am sure he'd be happy to scoop up stuff from the middle if you wanted.
RCCI Legend of the Seas to Alaska 8/02
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