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Bear Boxer 101 Contender

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Ken Helwig
( kennyhel77 )

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Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Bear Boxer 101 Contender on 05/22/2007 18:25:39 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 4 / 5

Came home to find a rather colorful small box on my porch today. Wow it is small. I have always thought that it would be cool to have a small bear cannister for 1-2 nights of backpacking. Well here it is. At 29.8 ounces it is a little on the heavier side but lighter than other cannisters. The plastic cannister is shapped exactly like a Garcia bear cannister but it is no where near as big or as heavy (thankfully).

Diameter is 7.4 inches
Length is 8 inches
and the volume is 275 cu. inches.

The lid for the cannister is similar to the Garcia cannister but with a little different locking mechanism.But once locked it cannot be opened like the Bear Vault.

For an overnighter or a 2 night trip this cannister should be just perfect. I am going to Yosemite this weekend (Hetch Hetchy up to Tiltill Valley and through Rancheria Falls and back to the dam. This should be a good test for this cannister!!

For those that wish to use a smaller pack and cannot fit a cannister this could work for you!

Edited by kennyhel77 on 05/22/2007 18:27:20 MDT.

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Roleigh Martin
( marti124 )

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Missing Link on 05/23/2007 18:43:28 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 3 / 5

Can you please provide a link for the Bear Boxer 101 Contender? Thank you.

Never mind -- I found the link, I presume it is here:
http://www.bareboxer.com/products.htm

Edited by marti124 on 05/23/2007 18:45:37 MDT.

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