How to Wear a Bear Bell with Pride

Rusty

Rusty demonstrating how to high-step with a bear bell - to get maximum sound.

13 Comments

  1. Linda on May 11, 2012 at 3:11 am

    The best hike one with no surprises. We just have to deal with coyotes, for the most part. Have you ever run into one while hiking? A bear, that is.

  2. Linda on May 11, 2012 at 3:11 am

    The best hike one with no surprises. We just have to deal with coyotes, for the most part. Have you ever run into one while hiking? A bear, that is.

  3. RumpyDog! on May 9, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Uh….. what’s a bear bell?

    • D.K. Wall on May 9, 2012 at 10:28 pm

      Make noise on the trail so you do not surprise a bear while out hiking. A surprised bear can ruin a good hike.

  4. NCMountainwoman on May 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    And who better than Rusty?

  5. Savannah NanaMo on May 9, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    oh my cat! Do you need that bell for bear?? Scary?? But you are a brave Sibe so I can see you are gonna be safe. But, doesn’t it kind’a sort’a bug ya with that dingalingaling ??Just wonderin’

    • D.K. Wall on May 9, 2012 at 10:29 pm

      Lots of black bears around here. They prefer to stay out of your way, so you just want to let them know you are on the trail.

  6. Huffle Mawson on May 9, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    If you’re going to wear it, make it count!

  7. Pamela on May 9, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Bet the bear is glad to have the warning that the Herd is on the march.

  8. Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning on May 9, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Great high pawstepping, Rusty.

    Woos- Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  9. Charlotte Anderson on May 9, 2012 at 8:59 am

    I wonder if Rusty was a drum major in another life.

    • D.K. Wall on May 9, 2012 at 10:28 pm

      What a great image. We had never thought of that, but makes a lot of sense to us.

  10. houndstooth on May 9, 2012 at 7:07 am

    Rusty, you always do everything full force! Another reason we love you!

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