Bear Protection: Members' Favorite for High Sierra Backpacking

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 05 February 2016

Members' Favorites

Bear Cannisters 

 I used to suggest three-season bear cannister use in the Sierra, independent of Forest or Park rules, just as a matter of prudence.

Now the bears are not hibernating, so four-season use of bear cannisters is becoming wise in some areas!

Below find a sample of the standard range of bear food protection gear.

Member's Choices

gbrahaney                    Bearikade Weekender Bear Canister

AlexW                             Garcia Machine Backpacker's Cache

AlexW                             BearVault BV500 Food Container

 Godzilla                       Ursack Minor


Post up your comments and questions below, or post up your experiences with High Sierra bear cannister deployment and use, and your reviews of our different options in this forum.


Bear Tech and Culture

High Sierra Backpacker's Four Season Gear List


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Find the best gear for you by first knowing what's out there!
See any cool gear? Let us know! 


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