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Postby markskor » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:55 pm

Thanks to Eric, and some new HST stickers, the customization of my bearikade is coming right along.
Others may also have done some personalization on theirs too. So I ask all:
Show us your can!
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Re: Show your Can

Postby BSquared » Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:02 pm

Gee, I'm going to rent a Bearikade for our upcoming JMT through hike (Woot: just got my wildnerness-permit reservation for 10 July, the earlier of the two possible starting dates!). Do you suppose the Wild Ideas folks would object if I returned it with a "Got Mountains?" sticker? :lol:

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Re: Show your Can

Postby ERIC » Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:41 pm

markskor wrote:Thanks to Eric, and some new HST stickers, my customization of my bearikade is coming right along.
Others may also have done some personalization on theirs too. So I ask all:
Show us your can!


You do know, those stickers are GUARANTEED to add .0001% greater durability to your can against bear shenanigans. :righton:
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Re: Show your Can

Postby rlown » Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:54 pm

Gee, I'm going to rent a Bearikade for our upcoming JMT through hike (Woot: just got my wildnerness-permit reservation for 10 July, the earlier of the two possible starting dates!). Do you suppose the Wild Ideas folks would object if I returned it with a "Got Mountains?" sticker?


Funny. Out of Tuolumne, I've rented canisters for 8 years. I've gotten the same one 3 times as it had a postal shipping sticker on it with the renter guys name.

Put any sticker on your can that you care to.. They won't peel them off.

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Re: Show your Can

Postby BSquared » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:09 pm

rlown wrote:Put any sticker on your can that you care to.. They won't peel them off.

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They just rent Garcias at Tuolumne, don't they? Last I knew, one had to rent Bearikades directly from Wild Ideas, and I have a feeling they're a little more picky about how their renters leave their [very expensive] canisters... :paranoid:

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Re: Show your Can

Postby rlown » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:13 pm

They just rent Garcias at Tuolumne, don't they? Last I knew, one had to rent Bearikades directly from Wild Ideas, and I have a feeling they're a little more picky about how their renters leave their [very expensive] canisters...


True about Garcias at Tuolumne.But still, stickers abound..

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Re: Show your Can!

Postby trav867 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:36 am

Hey guys, a bit off topic, but is there anywhere near sequoia/kings canyon that rents bearikades? Whats the process for renting from wild ideas?
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby ERIC » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:06 pm

What the heck happened to this topic? Thought it was meant to be a thread where people post photos of their bear cans? #-o
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby BSquared » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:26 pm

Yeah I guess I kind of hijacked it by starting that discussion of how seriously I could deface a rented Bearikade and still get away with it. Mea culpa.

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Let's see... to help get us back on topic, here is our rented Bearikade in 2004 at the Forsyth trail junction in Yosemite, immediately after we recovered it from where the bear had left it in frustration the previous night, having kept us up nearly all night as she bashed it about, apparently even jumping out of a tree onto it.

Result: Bearikade - 1, Bear - 0!

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That's my son holding the canister, because he was the one who found it amongst the corn lilies.
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby fishmonger » Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:37 pm

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its in there, but I can't figger out how to resize images on this board - oh well - Palisade Creek, just below the Golden Staircase last July
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby gary c. » Wed Mar 04, 2009 7:08 pm

I still need to get some reflective decals and find some others sitting around here someplace but marks can was inspirational. :D
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Re: Show your Can!

Postby markskor » Wed Mar 04, 2009 7:30 pm

Gary...et al,
All I did was drop a short e-mail to all the top product vendors that I use (Gregory, Vasque, Western Mountaineering, MSR, etc), mention the famous HST forum, and asked them for any possible gear stickers that they might have lying around for my Bearikade.
So far everybody seems to know us (maybe they know Eric), and just sends me them along free...and yes , I do have a great can too.
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