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Any advice other than WATER WATER WATER?
Last time I was in BIBE I brought a whistle.
Use with extreme caution--if not used properly, it can disable the user, rather than the attacker
I don't know if anyone has this or has considered this, I considered it, but didn't want to lug it around - plus it might just really PO a bear.
Someone told me once that a constant "bell" is better than anything, perhaps one of these would be better than a whistle or anything else.
More seriously, can you imagine hiking someplace where everybody in the backcountry is tinkling like a reindeer harness? That would get pretty old in a hurry and sure would take a lot away from the wilderness experience.
you considered the steps up Mt. Bonnel?
What do you guys think of hiking poles?
What do you guys think of hiking poles? Do you use them?
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