Bear Safety 101: Your Full Video Tutorial

03 23 2020

From food odor to bear spray to reacting to an aggressive animal, there's a lot you need to keep in mind when it comes to bear safety. That's why we teamed up with Backpacker Magazine to put together a video series to help you stay safe in bear country.

First, you need to know about comprehensive protection. This video covers bear encounter prevention and what to do if you do find yourself face-to-face with a bear.

So now you know that bear spray is a must while in bear country, but to be confident and comfortable using it, you'll need to practice. In this next video, learn about Frontiersman's Practice Bear Spray.

Deciding which bear spray to purchase is a big deal. Find out what sets Frontiersman apart.

You'll want bear spray that's readily accessible. Learn about Frontiersman's various holster options, including the Bike Holster for Bear Spray and Nylon Belt Holster for Frontiersman Bear Spray 7.9 oz and 9.2 oz.

Unfortunately, bear attacks do occur from time to time. Here's how to be prepared if you're charged by an aggressive black or brown bear:

See also: Ask the Expert: Bear Safety Advice from Lynn Dickerson, Hiking in Bear Country and Bear Spray Better than Firearms.


Learn about the industry-topping range that sets Frontiersman apart.

When space between you and an aggressive animal makes all the difference, you need industry-topping distance! Our exclusive 35-foot (10.6 m) range is just another feature that sets Frontiersman apart.

When you're in bear country, you need to be prepared. Knowing what to do (and not to do) could be the difference if a bear gets aggressive. Carrying a bear spray that is readily accessible is the single most important thing you can do.



"I am sure the 'hiss' of the spray escaping the canister startled her to a point, however, the spray was upon her in an instant. She reacted immediately [...]. She ran away basically the same direction she had approached, at approximately 45 degrees away shaking her head."

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Frontiersman Bear Spray: When only the best will do!

Frontiersman Bear SprayThe Competition
EPA Maximum Strength - 2.0% Major CapsaicinoidsSome
Glow-in-the-Dark Safety - Find Canister at NightSome
Safety Tie Attachment - Prevents Losing SafetySome
Immediate Access Holsters - No Straps Slowing Access to Your SpraySome
30-Foot Range (7.9 oz Canister)Some
Industry-Topping 35-Foot Range (9.2 oz Canister) - Safest Distance
Industry Maximum 1.84 oz of Spray Deployed per Second
Quality Control via ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Exclusive HPLC Guarantee Provides Heat Consistency in Every Can

Five stars for the peace of mind that it will give me when on the mountain.

— G.R.