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Re: [pct-l] other materials for bear-proof food storage?
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] other materials for bear-proof food storage?
- From: Brick Robbins <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 07:51:07 -0700
> But it sure would
>be advantageous to have a device that, unlike bear "cans" of
>any type, would at least conform somewhat to the shape of a
>backpack. Any ideas, anyone?
Besided keeping the food away from the bear, the storage container has to
be designed so that the bear can't carry it off - the cans are too big to
fit in a bear's mouth. That is why the bear cans say to remove any straps
or slings that may have been attached for handling ease during the day.
A "soft" kevlar pouch would just get carried off. I suppose you could chain
it to a tree, but then you have to carry the chain or cable or whatever
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