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It is important to never let a bear get any of your food. Do not cook and eat in the open outside your shelter. You would be foolish to try to defend your food in the open. You can cure a bear from trying to steal any camper’’s food if you cook and eat inside and give him a good dose of pepper spray. Your shelter should have a peek out vent on every side. ...


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Worldly, sophisticated bears in well-travelled parts of Yosemite know what those freeze-dried food packets are. Your bears in a remote part of Washington state may be naive, however intelligent, and not know, yet. I am surprised they did not get into your garbage, which you implied you did not hang. If so - the bears ignored the remnants of food in a well-...


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