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Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

Middlesex, Vermont
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Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park?

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1. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

I am unaware of bear spray rental opportunities, but you can buy bear spray in and around the Park (including all camp stores in the Park)...

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2. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

They have an easy way to keep bears away from people in Glacier. They just close the campgrounds and tell you not to go off in the woods. Happened when I was there. You never want to encounter a grizzly in the wild.

Palatine, Illinois
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3. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

We bought the bear spray at one of the lodges and sold it at a big dicscount to other hikers as we ended our trip. Easy to do, good bargain for all.

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4. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

I've heard some lodge- type rental places will "loan" you a can of spray... I don't know what happens if you use it...IE do they then charge you for it? I guess though the charge would be a non issue had you had need to ward off a bear (smile).

The other poster suggestion abut reselling to the "next" guy is great. I'm trying that one next trip to bear country

Kalispell, Montana
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5. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

The local bear expert says each person should always carry a 2 cans of bear spray. Look up Tim Rubbert.

http://glaciernatlpark.blogspot.com/

Spokane, Washington
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6. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

Seems like a "business opportunity" considering how many people inquire!!

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7. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

We rented bear spray at Thrifty Car Rental in Kalispell for $20. We rented our Car there so returning it was not a problem.

Billings, Montana
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8. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

SojOurner.....I'm curious- how did Thrifty Car Rental guarantee that the canister hadn't been used or tampered with?

Deb

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9. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

Deb,

I inspected the canister which looked to be in excellent condition. I knew it was full by the weight. I guess I took a chance... life is risky. :)

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10. Re: Can we rent bear spray near Glacier Park

Deb,

I inspected the canister which looked to be in excellent condition. I knew it was full by the weight. I guess I took a chance... life is risky. :)