Okay, okay, while these bags and some bear canisters have come to be known as ‘bear proof,’ that term is a little misleading. Bears are phenomenal creatures! Never, ever, ever, ever underestimate a bears strength, creativity or intelligence. Just wanted to make that clear up front.
That being said, the Ursack ‘bear proof’ bag and bear canisters can be very effective at preventing bears from stealing your food when used properly. Of course, we are humans, so as humans there will always be some degree of human error creating nuisance bears for the rest of us to deal with and of course there are simple weaknesses in manufacturing. It’s rare, but it can happen that even when used properly, bears can chew through, break or open bear canisters, as well as possibly rip open Ursacks. But like I said, when used properly – that is very rare! [Read more…] about Ursack Bear Proof Bag, Everything You Need To Know