Top Bear Sprays to Keep You Safe On The Trails

Top Bear Sprays to Keep You Safe

I used to think that a high caliber hunting rifle is all the safety one needs in the wild, but after watching The Revenant’s depiction of a bear attack in which Leo Dicaprio, portraying a skilled hunter, gets viciously mauled without even having a chance of shooting his rifle, I decided to do some research … Read more

How To Use Bear Spray

How To Use Bear Spray

While the substantial scientific research and wilderness expert recommendations may have convinced you to carry bear spray with you on the trail each time you go hiking / trekking / camping, it takes a lot more than packing some bear mace cans to successfully survive a sudden bear charge in the wild. You’ll need to … Read more

How To Dispose Of Expired Bear Spray

How To Dispose Of Expired Bear Spray

Expired Bear Spray? With the recent upsurge in the popularity of bear spray, much has been written about its benefits and its correct usage, and plenty of research data is available about its efficacy, however, one thing I couldn’t help but notice was that there was relatively scant information about how to dispose of bear … Read more

Wasp Spray vs Bear Spray: A Hoax That Will Surprise You

Wasp Spray vs Bear Spray With the recent surge in violent crimes, and the ensuing air of panic and helplessness, hoaxes aimed at pranking people desperate for protecting themselves and their loved ones have sprung from thin air. One such hoax claims that wasp spray can be used as a replacement against pepper spray products, … Read more

What To Do If Sprayed By Bear Mace

Getting sprayed with bear spray is an extremely unpleasant experience – and knowing what to do if sprayed by bear mace is vital for preventing unnecessary and prolonged pain. Read on to learn the various steps you can take after getting sprayed to get out a very nasty predicament. Symptoms You’ll experience a number of … Read more

The Scoop On Bear Spray: Will It Really Work?

Bear Spray

Bear spray, also referred to as bear deterrent or repellent, is a non-fatal pepper derived self-defense product to be used against bears. It contains derivatives of oleoresin capsaicin (the stuff which makes chili peppers hot). This causes it to irritate the eyes, nose, skin, throat, and lungs of bears. Bear spray restricts the beast’s sensory, … Read more

Does Bear Spray Expire? Here Is The Truth

Does Bear Spray Expire

Bear spray is a well-established self-defense tool to be used against bears and other wild beasts when you encounter them out in the woods. It is proven to be more effective than firearms when it comes to keeping bears away from you, but while most manufacturers are keen on pointing out its potency, they aren’t … Read more