The nations first renter of Bear Spray.
Since the summer of 2010, Explore Rentals has been providing rental bear spray to locals and visitors of Southwest Montana. We have rented to well over 1,000 people, and not a single one has gotten eaten by a bear.
Bear Spray, a highly concentrated pepper spray, has proven to be the most successful protection against bear attacks- even more so than firearms. If you are intending on going off-the-beaten-path anywhere in Grizzly Country, it is highly recommended that each person in your party carries Bear Spray- and knows how to use it. Although not yet required, Yellowstone National Park Service highly encourages all back-country hikers and campers to carry Bear Spray.
Explore Rentals offers rental use of UDAP 7.9 oz Bear Spray. UDAP, based in Butte, Montana, is considered to be the premier product internationally. Bear Spray is to be used as a deterrent, not a repellent. Renting Bear Spray is an affordable alternative to purchasing. Retail value of each canister is $45+ and it is illegal to transport on an airplane as checked or carry-on luggage. Further, disposing of unused Bear Spray is a serious issue. This is not a product that can be simply discarded in the trash.
For the protection of humans, bears, and the environment please consider renting Bear Spray and IGBC approved food storage containers.
Each of our canisters are weighed and inspected after each rental to ensure manufacturers requirements are met. Rental of Bear Spray does not guarantee your safety. The renter is responsible for the correct usage of Bear Spray. Explore Rentals assumes no responsibility and liability for Bear Spray rentals. All renters of Bear Spray are required to sign a liability release waiver.
We offer pre-arranged after hours pick-up and drop-off for your convenience. Walk-ins at our office, 1.5 miles east of the Bozeman Airport are welcome during normal working hours, although we highly recommend calling in advance to reserve. Please contact 406-922-0179 to reserve, or rent bear spray using our online booking system.
Bear Spray Resources:
Living With Bears, Great pre-reading if you will be spending any time in the Back-country.