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  8.1 oz Counter Assault Bear Deterrent - Bear Spray, Pepper Spray
The industry's leading bear pepper spray, spraying distance of 30 feet and spray duration of 7.2 seconds. Your ultimate protection in the wild!

How to Use Bear Spray

Chuck Bartlebaugh works with grizzly bear managers, studies all the bear incident reports and is an expert on keeping people safe from bear attacks. He encourages people to hike in groups in bear country, keep food and trash away from bears and always carry bear spray.

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Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee Position Paper

Using Bear Spray Hiking

Counter Assault Bear Pepper Spray Saves Couple from Bear Attack in Yellowstone

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Larry King interviews Jack Hanna about the harrowing story of how Counter Assault Grizzly Tough Bear Spray saved the life of Jack and his family while they were hiking in Glacier National Park. They encountered three bears while they were hiking. Jack always keeps Counter Assault Grizzly Tough Bear Spray with him whenever he hikes in bear country.


Recipient of the 1998 Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) Stewardship Award for Research and Development of Bear Pepper Spray

Counter Assault is the developer of the high emission “atomized” fire extinguisher style spray used in all bear deterrents. Counter Assault Bear Deterrent was developed in conjunction with the University of Montana, has the maximum active ingredient strength allowed by both the US EPA and Health Canada, and exceeds Bear Biologist and Wildlife Specialist recommendations for bear spray. Counter Assault is both an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Health Canada establishment and was awarded the Grizzly Bear Stewardship Award for research and development of bear deterrent pepper spray.

For over 20 years Counter Assault has been a leading worldwide manufacturer of bear deterrent, military, law enforcement, and self defense pepper sprays and accessories.  High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) testing by independent laboratories and our stringent internal quality control insures high quality pepper spray products with consistent heat levels.
Counter Assault products are used worldwide as a non-lethal protection aid. Just a few of the Agencies utilizing our products are:


US Department of Defense
US Secret Service
US Geological Survey
US Fish & Wildlife Service
US Forest Service
US National Park Service
US Department of Natural Resource & Conservation
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Bureau of Land Management
Washington State Patrol
Alaska Department of Public Safety
Alaska State Troopers
Numerous State Fish Wildlife Agencies
Numerous State, County and local Police and Sheriff Departments

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