Few things are as frustrating, or nerve-wracking, as an unwanted encounter with a bear. Campsite raids are often encouraged by easy access and the smell of foods.
Using food storage canisters designed to discourage bears from making campsite visits aren’t just beneficial, they are becoming a mandatory requirement by agencies in charge of U.S. forests and National Parks with bear populations.
Bear Vault is known to offer canisters that meet with regulatory requirements, and the two products they manufacture have distinct features that may be hard to distinguish at first. This review will compare the BV450 vs BV500 and help to determine which is better suited for your needs.