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Keep the Bears Off While Backpacking

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Keep the Bears Off While Backpacking

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There are plenty of things to think about when planning for a backpacking trip in the national parks.  A recent suggested addition to the list are bear canisters.

Bear Cannister

That’s correct – bear canisters, or so suggests Grind TV.

Says Jenny Coriell of Estes Park Mountain Shop,

“It makes sense that the screw top takes a little practice to maneuver, and don’t forget that bears like more than just peanut butter sandwiches. Anything with a smell that would attract a bear, like lotions and sunscreens, needs to go in the can. Bear cans, while they can sit on the ground, should be kept 70 adult steps from a tent.”

And remember, don’t cook or spit toothpaste where you sleep. “

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Travel made easier: carry-on cocktail kits for your flight or ride. Carry one for each of your favorite cocktails! 

For a full rundown on preparing for your next backpacking trip, check out this article from Grind TV: How to Backpack in Popular National Parks.

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