Bear safety tips
Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:27 pm
Here is a link to some good tips for traveling in bear territory!
A site devoted to lightweight backpacking
Campground and Picnic Area Precautions
Never cook or store food in or near your tent.
Hang food and other items with strong odors (ie, toothpaste, bug repellent, soap, etc.) out of reach of bears. Hang items at least 10 ft above the ground and. If no trees are available, store your food in airtight or bear-proof containers.
Change your clothing before you go to sleep; don't wear what you cooked in to go to bed and be sure to store smelly clothing along with your food/smelly items.
Keep the area clean. Be sure to wash dishes, dispose of garbage, and wipe down tables.
Burn garbage completely in a hot fire and pack trash out - don't bury it.
Those 2 grizzlies passed on the info about what we had done to their kin folk and we've been harassed ever since by their false charges