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Bear Vault has the latest word on bear proof containers for your pack and camping trip.

  • Grizzly and Black Bear Approved!
  • Lighter for backpacking when every ounce counts
  • Larger capacity for the space you need
  • Extra wide, rain proof opening provides full access for loading, unloading, and finding items
  • Innovative patented design so you can open and close the lid without tools
  • Super rugged transparent polycarbonate housing resists impacts without shattering
  • Built in guides keep tie down straps in place so extra carring case is not needed to attach to backpack


Product Comparisons

Features BearVault™
Model BV450 
Model BV500
Weight 2 lbs. 1 oz.
2 lbs. 9 oz.
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)                   x
8.3in. (21.1cm)
8.7 in. dia. (22.1cm)                x
12.7 in. (32.3cm)
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