Bear-Resistant Food Storage

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Episode 99 | How to Hide Your Food from Bears
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In episode 99 of the Backpacking Light podcast we’re going to learn about how bears smell, and what you can do to hide your food from the nose of a bear.

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Ursack Major XL Bear Bag
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Used two trips for a total of 5 days. Condition is good, no issues Ursack Major XL, Retails for $125.00  

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Ursack AllMitey w/ Velcro —-SOLD—-
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11.45 oz/325 grams Old version with Velcro 10/10 like new- technically used Free CONUS Shipping Message for more images

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WTB: Ursack Minor
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I’m interested in purchasing a used Ursack Minor. Thanks, Bryan

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Bearikade Blazer or Expedition Bear Canister
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Looking for a Bearikade Blazer (750ci) or Expedition(900ci). thanks!

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Bearikade Weekender or Blazer
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looking for a Bearikade Weekender (650ci) or Blazer (750ci). thanks!

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Ursack Major XL
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Used only a handful of nights.  Never had any bear attacks or other issues. Still in excellent condition. MSRP $125 Price includes shipping CONUS with PayPal G&S

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Ursack
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16 inches long and 12 inches wide, 7.4 ounces, triple pleated bottom. Perfect unused condition. Used OPSAK included. $55 shipped con US.

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FS Wild Ideas Scout Bearikade
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For Sale: Wild-Ideas Scout Bearikade  Asking $225, PayPal or Venmo, fees and shipping included CONT US only Our lightest weight canister at 28 ounces, holds 500 cubic inches and is…

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Ursack Allmitey White bear bag
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New condition, have not used it in the field. Ursack Allmitey White. Already have several bear protection items and this one never got around to being used. Retails for $169.95

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Backpacking Light Staff Picks: Our Favorite Gear
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Our staff selects their favorite hiking, backpacking, and other backcountry gear that they’ve used over the past year – the next edition of our infamous Staff Picks!

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Bear and Food Storage Policy in the National Parks
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America’s National Parks each have different food storage requirements for backpackers. This article discusses the requirements, various options, and focuses on what bear canisters are exemplary options, and why.

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Want to buy used Wild Ideas ‘ The Blazer’
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Want to buy used Wild Ideas ‘ The Blazer’ If you know anyone ready to part with one good used condition let me know

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URSACK MAJOR XL BEAR SACK 15 LITERS Sold
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Excellent condition Flat 12.8 x  21 inches Weight about 8. 3 oz $85.00 via PayPal, includes shipping within U.S.  

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Publisher’s Gear Guide Update (Nov ’23)
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The Publisher’s Gear Guide has been updated. This gear guide contains recommendations in various categories by Backpacking Light Publisher and Founder Ryan Jordan. This is the gear he actually chooses to use on his own trips.

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BV450 (sold)
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BV 450 for sale. In excellent condition. I have used it twice—purchased used a few years ago and has a new lid. $50 plus shipping.

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Bare Boxer
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WTB Ursack Major / Major XL
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Looking for a basic Ursack in good condition. I’ll need it for an upcoming trip in a few weeks. Thanks!

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Ursack Allmitey Grizzly (20L)
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Looking for a lightly used or new Grizzly; if you have one gathering dust in your gear closet, let me know.

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Ursack allmitey
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Ursack allmitey-$115 (used 6 nights- going back to a bear bag) 9.5oz paypal add 3% gns shipped usps priority

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