The BearVault is now Grizzly Bear certified by the IGBC and Black Bear certified by the SIBBG for use in the Sierras.
Approved by the Sierra Interagency Black Bear Group for use in Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks and Inyo National Forest.
- BearVault is lighter for backpacking -- at only 2 pounds 9 oz.
- BearVault has larger 700 cubic inch -- 7 day capacity
- 8.7" diameter, 12.7" length
- Easy access, wide opening (38 sq. in.)
- BearVault is super rugged -- transparent polycarbonate housing resists impacts without shattering
- BearVault has built in guides -- keep tie down straps in place so extra carrying is not needed to attach to backpacks
- BearVault is extra wide -- rain-proof opening provides full access for loading, unloading and finding items.
|Country of Origin: || United States|
|Weight: ||2 lbs. 9 oz.|
|Materials: ||Polycarbonate housing|
|Interior Volume: ||700 cubic in.|
|External Dimensions: ||8.7 in. dia. x 12.7 in.|
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A Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice award winner and our new choice for favorite bear container. The opening is wide enough to get your food out easily and the clear construction means never having to open all six containers to find breakfast!
“Bear vault approval”
It's certainly great to have a manufacturer keep working on a design to make it better, striving for excellence without financially ripping off the needy user. Works great- especially like to see-thru sides and large opening my old Garcia didn't have.
-R. Thompson, Ojai, CA
“My Favorite Bear Can so Far...”
I've tried numerous bear cans over the years and this is the best I've used so far. I like the overall interior size and the weight is decent for a bear can. The lid is a little hard to open but a stick usually seems to do the trick. I like the clear plastic and the interior space is smooth and more efficient than other cans I've used. It has little dots on it that are supposedly for strapping it on a pack but they are so tiny they don't do much. Like all bear cans this size, they are supposed to hold 7 days of food but I must be a pig because I'm lucky to get in a weekend's worth of food. One word of warning, I've read that some parks like in NY do not allow these as the bears have learned to bounce on them and the pop open.
-Deanna, Crested Butte, CO
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