National parks, are BearBolts allowed in National parks?
Each park sets their own regulations and they vary from park
to park. It is best to check their regulations
prior to travel.
Most “Front Country” campgrounds in National Parks located
in bear habitats provide steel bear-boxes at individual campsites. At these parks rangers expect patrons to use
the steel bear-boxes for food storage.
The use case for BearBolts is “Back Country” sites where
these steel bear boxes are not provided but regulations still require proper
food storage to prevent bear access to human food. Such sites typically exist in National
Forrest or BLM (Bureau of Land Management) that may border the boundary of
My cooler or hard sided case is not on the fitment list, will it fit my box?
The fitment list includes only coolers that have been
certified by the IGBC (Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee) as bear
I learn about new cooler and box models constantly as
customers request fitment. If your case
is not on the list, please use the “contact” page and shoot me an email. I will get back with you as soon as possible. Thank you for helping to build out the
Do you offer a keyed locking version?
We currently only offer a keyless quick release BearBolt. Most of our customers find value in the
keyless option for backcountry camping and river trips to avoid lost keys and a
lock out scenario.
We are working to develop a keyed version for human theft
prevention however that may be well into the future.