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Bear Vault BV450 Bear Resistant Food Canister
MSRP:  $66.95
$58.95
 
Bear Vault BV450 Bear Resistant Food Canister
MSRP:  $66.95
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 Product Description and Specs

The Bear Vault BV450 Bear Resistant Food Canister is a super rugged transparent polycarbonate storage container that resists impacts without shattering. The lid has an innovative patented design that you can open and close without tools. The mouth is extra wide so it provides full access for loading and unloading and the transparent design allows easy identification of contents. The recessed guides in the side of the bottle keep tie down straps in place for easy attachment to your pack. Black Bear approved by SIBBG, Grizzy Bear approved by IGBC.

• Black Bear approved by SIBBG, Grizzy Bear approved by IGBC
• 4 Days capacity
• Built in tie down strap guides
• Lid opens and closes without tools
• Transparent polycarbonate housing resists impacts without shattering
Item #: 4367
Length: 8.7 in / 22.1 cm
Weight: 33 oz / 935.53 g
Diameter: 8.3 in / 21.08 cm
Packed Size: 8.7 x 8.3 in / 22.1 x 21.08 cm
Material: Polycarbonate
Part Number UPC
BV450 0893554000080
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Top Positive Review
By: Dan  Date: May 06, 2013 
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2 people found this review helpful

Currently, this bear can is allowed for hiking in Yosemite NP, where a bear can is mandatory to get the permission. This bear can has a very good weight to space ratio and is affordable. It's easy to open with the right technique. It's low weight is only beaten by carbon fiber reinforced bear cans that cost $200 and more. Great product.

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By: Jan  Date: Mar 30, 2011 
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1 person found this review helpful

Read that this item is difficult to open but decided to try it anyway. I absolutely cannot open it without a pry (like a screwdriver). My husband is able to open it, but this means he is a mandatory accessory when it's dinner time. If you don't have the hand strength of a large man, don't get a Bear Vault.

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By: Dexter  Date: Aug 07, 2014 
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We just got back from three nights in Olympic NP. The Bear Vault worked great. It is smaller than some of the other brands and this was helpful because space is always at a premium. Could go up to 5 days if you eat light. The lid does take some getting used to but did not cause any real problem just need to be deliberate about opening it. Loved the fact that it is transparent. This was nice to see what is at the bottom but also in identifying my canister from others in the group.

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By: gearchick  Date: Jul 04, 2014 
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Love being able to see where all my food is rather than having to empty or dig. The lid is hard to open for me, a petite female, especially in cooler temps. I usually had to use a nearby stick on the tab to get enough pressure. Overall, tho, I prefer it to all the other ones I saw, primarily for its transparency and holding capacity. There is nothing to interfere with loading ( like the one that uses its pot as a lid ) so I can really pack it full.

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Q: My pack holds 47 liters, and is about 2' long. I don't know the width. But is is a backpack made for hiking, and it is a good size. Will this fit comfortably in my pack, while still leaving plenty of room for my other items?
A: The dimensions are this Bear Vault is 8" x 8" round. It does take up space, but with thoughtful organization, you can make this fit in your pack well.
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