Counter Assault - Bear Keg

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Counter Assault - Bear Keg

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Stock #: 66741

Protect your food from bears, minibears, and leprechauns.

Counter Assault's Bear Keg, bear resistance food container, the newest on the market, is made of an extremely durable and highly visible proprietary polymer blend to safely store 6-8 days worth of food. The Model BK-914 is approximately 3.1 lbs. and has 716 cubic inches (about 3 gallons) of volume. The lid is secured with three latches that can be easily opened/closed with a coin or key. With these attributes, it should be the preferred choice of backpackers and forest personnel.

Meets U.S. Forest Service Specifications: Certified by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee and the Sierra Interagency Black Bear Group for use in ALL National Parks.

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Not Leprechaun Proof

I have used these bear canisters in Alaska backpacking and while I had no encounters with bears trying to get it, I was very able to access my food. Given this ease of entry and a last name of Finnegan, I can only assume that a leprechaun would have no issue getting into this, despite what the description claims. I found the easiest way to turn the locks on these is with the lanyard loop on my Leatherman, which is quick, easy, and accessible.

Review by Finn - staff (Posted on 5/20/2015)

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