Making the Most Out of Your Bear Canister

Home Preppers DIY Making the Most Out of Your Bear Canister
Published on January 22, 2017

Bear-resistant canisters have been incredibly effective in reducing bear-related incidents, and they are one of the most effective ways for storing food in the backcountry. Many national parks now require visitors to carry and use bear-resistant canisters for any scented items that may attract wildlife. However, they do take up additional space in your pack and add to the weight you carry. If you happen to be carrying a bear canister, make the most out of it with these simple tips.

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  1. Thanks for the video – I've been looking for the best way to pack the cannister – I've so far packed it inside and on top –

  2. I got a Coleman 2 gallon cooler wrapped in duct tape- cost 15 bucks… Works just as good! Fools people on the trail all the time- they say WOW cool bear container.. Who makes it? 

  3. They make a good table to. Thanks for posting!

  4. Excellent info and tips Andy. Thanks for passing 'em along :)

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