Tip #43 from Hiker Mike

Pizza Bear

Tip #43 From Hiker Mike: Don’t eat pizza in your tent. No, seriously, it could save your life! Here are a few more bear safety tips for your next hiking trip. Always have bear deterrent pepper spray in its holster ready for immediate use. Don’t bury it in your pack. If a grizzly makes contact with you, play dead. Curl up into a ball with your knees tucked into your stomach and your hands laced around the back of your neck. Leave your pack on to protect your back. If a black bear makes contact with you, fight back. Store your food …

Introducing Hiker Mike

Hiker Mike

We’d like to introduce you to our new buddy, Hiker Mike. He always has Sting-Kill, and the best intentions, but nothing else ever really seems to go his way. We encourage you to learn from his mistakes, and to laugh a little in the process. Here are some tips on how to stay safe around bees! Don’t wear perfumes or citrus after shaves. Bees are sensitive to odors and are more likely to come near you if they can smell your perfume. Wear light colors. Research has shown that bees tend to attack dark things. If you run into a …