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Bear Vault BV500

Bear Vault BV500


Canisters are required north of Kennedy Meadows.  To be certain you get a bear canister, be sure to pre-order your Bear Vault from us for pickup at Triple Crown Outfitters in Kennedy Meadows.  Canisters are not required south of Kennedy Meadows.

When placing your order, use this as the ship-to address:

Your name
98953 Sacatar Ranch Road
Kennedy Meadows
Inyokern, CA 93527

Please note this address is simply so we know to hold your Bear Vault.  We do not accept resupply packages.

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Features BearVault™
Model BV450 
Model BV500
Weight 2 lbs. 1 oz. (0.94kg) 2 lbs. 9 oz. (1.16kg)
Food capacity / Interior volume (usable space) 440 cubic inches (7.2 ltr)
4 days
700 cubic inches (11.5 ltr)
7 days
Easy access wide opening Yes (38 sq. in.) Yes (38 sq. in.)
Transparent for easy food selection Yes Yes
Tool free operation Yes Yes
Rain proof opening Yes Yes
Easy to attach to backpack with built in strap guides Yes Yes
Easy to slip into backpack Yes Yes
Material Super rugged polycarbonate housing Super rugged polycarbonate housing
Dimensions 8.7in. dia. (22.1cm)
8.3in. tall (21.1cm)
8.7 in. dia. (22.1cm)
12.7 in. tall (32.3cm)


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Orders are shipped USPS Priority Mail next business day. We accept returns on unused merchandise. Books must still be shrinkwrapped. If the original order received free shipping and or a promotional Yogi Handbook, and following the return it no longer qualifies. Shipping will be charged at $5.00 and the Yogi's Handbook will be charged at $40.00. Contact us for return instructions 559.850.4453