Thanks for posting this - I work on bear safety and films and it is great to see you getting word out. I always carry an old sock with my rope - put the rock in the sock and tie the rope to the sock - way easier. Tons more bear safety info at our project here: www.bearinfo.org
I carry a small sack to hold a rock and sling underhanded with about 2 1/2 ft of rope, works pretty good
She's an accident waiting to happen.
lol... this is the kinda of thing i used to come across and watch from a distance... and laugh my arse off. poor gal.
can u guys get some real men to show us how to do this properly?
I help cut trees for a living. The way we get our lines into trees is to use a sling shot and a weight attached to a string...attached to a heavier rope. Just be careful not to shoot too high.
PCT & show how to tie the knots
I thought a bear bag is what you used after you caught the bear. Never could understand the purpose of the light rope.
Took me about 30 seconds to lose interest. But after reading some of these comments, I will give the video another shot and see if I get anything worthwhile out of it.
Elisabth is a babe. What was she talking about again? :)
I've always found that a 1/2 full disposable water bottle works better than a rock. They're smooth, have a point near the neck that you can tie to and heavy enough to fall through branches. + it's always good to have a little spare water.
Instead of tying a rock to a rope, try wrapping the rock in a handkerchief and tying that to the rope. Easier to tie, safer to throw. Fun video, truthful.
this is a bult- up criticizm, and does not take from my appritiation to u.
no offence , but NOBLES OBLIGE. knoting is a basic camping issue.
this very qute lady have to work on here knot skills...
two very simple knots- one for the stone, one for the bag - cord attachment - would save about 1 hour of effort and one shakel weght carry.
1/ turn cord over stone just once. do a simple toe knot over the string. it's getting tighter , and opend, easly.
2. the simplest i can think of is a loop - and- stick to hold the bag. no shakels needed.
good job..great showing the errors so novice backpackers can see this
Don't they have bear canisters nowadays?
My wife and I had great laughs watching this. So we looked for and watch other videos by Elisabeth. Keep up the good work.
I'm not sure what you guys are laughing at. She's young, talking to an audience who likely are at her experience level, and all of the things that happened to her will likely happen to any newbie who is watching this video to learn. She's also easy on the eyes...
See? positive attitude is key to hanging a good bear bag. :D
Tee-Bone sounds like a mean guy. I want to see him hang a bearbag. That might be funny.
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