Tag: bears

32 Does hiking with a dog in bear country increase or decrease your risk of a bear encounter? 2012-01-25T03:29:05.607

28 What precautions should I take to protect myself and my camp from bears? 2012-01-25T04:39:15.007

28 If I cross paths with a bear, what should I do? 2012-01-28T23:15:40.140

28 Do bear-safe rules still apply in the winter? 2012-11-10T17:24:03.857

25 Will Black Bears actually follow you up a tree 2016-03-07T17:58:47.147

22 Will a tent provide some protection from bears? 2012-01-26T00:59:23.343

22 Should I be worried about bears when sleeping in a hammock? 2013-06-18T21:40:11.233

21 Can I shoot a bear in self-defense? 2012-01-28T23:23:23.560

20 How to store a backpack while sleeping? 2014-01-04T02:08:29.887

20 How can I tell which way is "down wind" 2016-09-07T16:56:37.203

19 Bear bags vs Bear canisters: which is better? 2012-01-24T21:43:42.913

19 How safe is sleeping in bear country? 2013-10-29T17:02:43.727

19 Are bears attracted by Lotions and Perfumes? 2013-10-30T11:39:23.100

19 What do I do if a black bear is right outside my tent? 2015-04-10T20:29:25.250

16 What are the critical dimensions to a safe bear-bag? 2012-01-24T20:00:04.523

16 Bear spray vs. rifles against polar bears? 2013-03-02T20:42:31.987

15 Do kevlar sacks work against bears? 2013-04-22T14:12:48.047

14 Is bear spray effective against other animals? 2012-01-30T19:38:35.037

14 How effective are portable electric fences? 2012-03-26T20:30:19.517

14 Black bears and torch lights 2014-09-17T20:15:17.240

14 Running in bear country 2015-06-29T22:33:20.520

13 How far away should I hang my food with dry bag? 2015-06-09T15:33:42.640

12 Does having sex in the back-country attract bears or other critters? 2013-07-25T17:34:50.953

12 How frequent are polar bears inland in the Mealy Mountains and English Mountains in Labrador? 2014-04-10T21:59:57.423

12 Encountering a bear in water? 2015-08-17T18:51:21.710

11 What are the best methods for hanging food in a tree? 2015-07-19T13:15:31.063

11 Proper food storage against black bears on a LONG (e.g., 14 days) trip, partly in black bear country? (enough bear canisters not practical) 2015-10-15T20:45:34.770

11 Can Grizzlies climb trees? 2016-03-08T19:02:31.010

11 How would I make a bear-proof pannier? 2016-09-02T19:01:00.873

10 Are there significant behaviour differences among bear species to adopt different safety rules? 2012-12-03T17:59:53.410

10 Are bears more attracted to menstruating females? 2013-07-25T17:26:21.867

10 Can bears smell empty beer bottles? 2013-09-04T15:23:11.557

10 What are the proper precautions/protocols for storing food while car camping in an area with bears? 2013-11-04T04:02:41.767

10 Do I need to hang a bear cache? 2014-05-26T03:32:24.223

10 US vs central European bear advice 2015-08-06T04:58:12.943

10 How effective is wasp spray on bears? 2016-02-29T17:32:14.427

10 How can the attitude that one is a guest in black bear country prevent hassles with bears? 2016-03-09T01:56:06.820

9 What to do when a black bear got a hold of an open bear can? 2013-09-06T23:16:23.033

9 Could smoking pipe tobacco or a cigar attract bears and/or other wildlife? 2013-10-29T06:59:40.903

9 Can bears smell food inside dry sacks? 2015-02-05T20:27:13.200

8 Does camping in polar bear country require someone to keep guard during the night? 2012-11-05T17:44:12.463

8 Is any subspecies of black bear more -- or less -- aggressive than another? 2015-08-09T03:08:20.820

8 At what age do black bear cubs have a good chance of surviving on their own? 2016-11-20T00:38:26.313

7 Can I get away with less advanced food storing methods if backpacking in areas where meeting bears is unlikely? 2013-04-21T15:46:51.650

7 Where to store non-food related trash in bear territory? 2013-09-13T22:07:19.063

7 Trail gun for protection against bears 2014-10-21T03:20:18.223

7 Can I use a tent in bear country, if I ate food in it over a year ago? 2015-07-24T09:57:52.253

7 How to retrieve a bear bag when hung with Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) method 2016-04-05T13:54:34.390

7 How do you get bear spray off skin and or gear? 2017-03-15T18:40:49.577

7 What precautions should I take when cooking smelly food in an area with bears? 2017-05-18T13:27:22.610

6 How do people safely trek in polar bear country? 2012-11-08T08:45:17.220

6 How safe is it with Grizzly bears when hiking in the Rockies near Calgary, Alberta? 2015-07-12T17:27:42.023

6 What are wildlife hazards/precautions near the treeline at 8200ft on Hearst Lake in Montana? 2015-08-05T02:20:29.180

6 Questions about specifics of black bear encounter with mother and yearling cub 2015-10-14T22:56:34.197

6 What might being certified as a polar bear guard involve? 2016-07-01T04:30:06.253

6 What happens to the bear after being pepper sprayed? 2017-08-24T02:58:32.670

5 Should food be in a bear bag/canister even when I'm hiking? 2013-04-21T15:09:14.173

5 Is a mother bear more defensive during early summer compared to late summer and autumn? 2013-10-19T17:20:01.880

5 How effective are pen launcher bear bangers compared to bearspray? 2015-04-29T16:56:23.610

5 Is it safe to cook food during a hike (on trail) when bears are possibly around? 2015-07-25T05:57:19.870

5 Hunting bears with a knife? 2016-04-17T17:35:06.477

5 How effective or ineffective are tactical flashlights on bears? 2017-03-11T18:54:52.130

4 Under what conditions can a guide be highly confident of protecting clients against brown bears without using firearms? 2018-01-18T22:28:43.273

3 How to kill a bear with a bow? 2016-03-07T20:23:07.103

3 How to keep a llama from being eaten by a bear? 2016-08-19T14:41:43.073

3 Is it likely that decimation of its suburban forest habitat would cause a black bear to wander into a busy city if it wouldn't otherwise go there? 2017-08-23T02:59:39.513

2 How to handle grizzly bear encounters 2015-07-16T15:33:31.743

2 What should I do if I meet a wild bear in the forest? 2015-08-17T14:07:37.107

2 Should I be scared if a black bear is outside of my tent at night? 2017-08-04T04:05:27.177

2 What animal would chew up trees in West Georgia? 2018-02-19T00:23:54.047

2 Is it feasible that a black bear could kill a man with a single swat? 2018-03-06T11:17:12.640

1 May camping with a tarp be safer than using a tent, in bear country? 2015-05-16T19:39:01.793

1 What is the minimum caliber of handgun that would stop a grizzly bear? 2016-07-17T22:36:42.987

1 Do black, brown/grizzly or polar bears ever prey on humans? 2018-01-24T03:47:19.483

0 What safety precautions should I take when hiking in an area with bears? 2015-08-09T07:26:21.743

0 What should I do when in an unintentional contact with a bear? 2016-03-07T17:00:13.903