The leading brand on the market

“One alternative (to firearms) that’s gaining notoriety is to carry a holster of bear deterrent.The leading brand on the market – Counter Assault.” – Tod Wilkinson – Backpacker Magazine

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The best record for confirmed cases of stopping attacking bears

“Counter Assault bear spray has been in use for a long time and has the best record for confirmed cases of stopping attacking bears. I highly recommend this product” – James (Gary) Sheldon – British Columbia bear expert and author of “Bear Encounter Survival Guide” and “Bear Attacks,The Deadly Truth”.

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Survival Spray

*Note: This article originally appeared in the September-October 2012 issue of Bugle, the bimonthly magazine of the nonprofit Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and is reprinted here courtesy of Christine Paige and RMEF. by Christine Paige Want to live through a bear attack? Add a chemical weapon to your  arsenal. On one of the last days of […]

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The Truth About Bears: The Skills

Learn how to stay safe in bear country from myth-busting biologist Tom Smith. by Ted Alvarez In 21 years of studying human/bear encounters, Tom Smith estimates he’s seen hundreds of bruins of each species in the field. The former National Park Service research biologist in Alaska and current associate professor at Brigham Young University has […]

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How to survive a bear attack

What you can do to increase your chances of surviving an encounter with the dangerous animal. Good Morning America has types and tricks for surviving and avoiding a brutal bear attack.

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