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BearVault Model BV 500 Food Canister

BearVault Model BV 500 Food Canister is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 56.
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The BearVault Model BV 500 Food Canister is a large container for keeping your food out of the bear's hands. Bigger in size than the 450, this polycarbonate cylinder secures a 7 day food capacity. Fill it up with all your yummy favorites, close up the lid and it will just become a little toy for the local grizzly or black bear to bat around on the ground. I'm sure it will get discouraged and amble off eventually. The bear, not the canister. Once it's safe, grab your stash and have yourself a meal.

Product Description
Item No.   10322520

The BearVault Model BV 500 Food Canister is a large container for keeping your food out of the bear's hands. Bigger in size than the 450, this polycarbonate cylinder secures a 7 day food capacity. Fill it up with all your yummy favorites, close up the lid and it will just become a little toy for the local grizzly or black bear to bat around on the ground. I'm sure it will get discouraged and amble off eventually. The bear, not the canister. Once it's safe, grab your stash and have yourself a meal.

FEATURES of the BearVault Model BV 500 Food Canister

  • Approved for grizzly and black bear protection
  • Large capacity gives you the space you need
  • Extra wide, rain proof opening provides full access for loading, unloading and finding items
  • Innovative and patented design allows you to open and close the lid without using tools
  • Rugged, transparent, polycarbonate housing resists impacts without shattering
  • Built in guides keep tie down straps in place so extra carrying case isn't needed to attach to backpack
  • 700 cubic inches (about 7 days of food)

Product Specifications
Weight: 42 oz
Dimensions: 8.7 x 12.7 in.
Material Details: Rugged Polycarbonate Housing
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Best Use: Backpacking, Camping, Trekking
Product Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Feels indestructible This model's large size makes it super versatile for any kind of camping situation. It's also not too large that you can't take it backpacking
Date published: 2022-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use So much easier to open than my previous bear can. Also love that it’s transparent so you can see where your items are inside, and it can be used as a stool or small table.
Date published: 2022-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great deal Haven't gotten a chance to use it yet, but the product is as expected. Got a great deal thanks to Moosejaw. Allegedly, not recommended for use in the Adirondacks in NY.
Date published: 2022-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great food security in grizzly country Used in backcountry in Lake Clark NP with food safely secured. I esp liked how able to fit the canister horizontally in my Gregory 75 liter pack.
Date published: 2022-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High Quality and Easy to Use I used this on a backpack trip earlier this week and it was very easy to use. There were no issues in opening it after overnight storage. In addition, it does work great as a camp stool.
Date published: 2022-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No food for you, bears! Worked great! We packed food for two of us for a 3-night backpacking trip in this canister. It was tight, but it all fit. I like that it is transparent so I could see what I was looking for in the bin without taking everything out. The bin also served as a sturdy, and much appreciated, camp chair!
Date published: 2022-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavy but necessary Taken this on two week-long trips and it’s a necessity in California. Easily holds 7days of food and other smellables for one person and I could probably squeeze up to 9 days if I ditch the ramen. Makes the perfect camp stool in my opinion.
Date published: 2022-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tool less Bought a month ago still have yet to take it on the maiden voyage but I really like how you don't need any tools to open and close the canister up, just a strong thumb because the little lips are super rigid
Date published: 2022-06-07
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I haven’t used this specific model, so I don’t wish to review this product; however, I have used ones that visually look identical and have witnessed a black bear tear the lid off at its weakest spot.  So my question is how does this lid fix to the can?

Asked by: Adk hiker
Hey there Adk Hiker, thanks for the question! This features threading around the rim and has a stopper similar to a child-lock to keep it in place. I hope this helps!
Answered by: Marty Moose
Date published: 2021-10-01
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