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A Bear’s Sense of Smell


If someone were to ask you, “how does a bear smell,” you could answer in two ways. Bears smell real bad – or so I’m told – or bears smell exceptionally well, as I discuss below. Bears are thought to have the best sense of smell of any animal on …

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Ursalite Bear Bag System

The Ursalite bear bag system is only available at the BackPackingLight.com store. It weighs just under 3 oz and I tried it out on an Autumn hike last fall in the Pharoh Lakes section of the Adirondacks. The Ursalite system (shown above) is unrelated the kevlar Ursack I reviewed a …

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