[pct-l] hanging food

Drew Smith jdrewsmith at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 18:16:58 CST 2017

I'm not sure I would count "attracted a bear to camp but it didn't try to
steal my food" as a win.

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 3:31 PM Gary Schenk <gary_schenk at yahoo.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 1/27/17, Drew Smith <jdrewsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> The other delusional practice
>  I have noted on the PCT is leaving your bear
>  canister in camp. Sure your food is secure. But
>  the odors will still
>  attract bears, and you
>  will end up with a frustrated hungry bruin right
>  outside your tent. This does not seem wise to
>  me.
> --------------------------------------------
>  The bears in the Sierra are smart. I've woken in the morning to see bear
> tracks walk right by my bearikade. They don't even bother to knock them
> over.
> The bear can requirement has been very effective in altering bear behavior.
> Gary
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