[Tagging] bear box in campground ?

JS grimpeur78 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 06:23:10 UTC 2019

Am 22. August 2019 03:41:08 MESZ schrieb Rob Savoye <rob at senecass.com>:
>On 8/21/19 7:27 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>     For someone who is not familiar with the term 'bear box' it may
>>     sound like bears are stored in there.
That would seem like a rather odd idea. Why would a bear be stored in a box, and even more so at a camping site?

>>     "Food storage box" might be better?
>  Actually something like that is probably a better term. I think 'bear
>box' only because that's the term I'm familiar with.

I find "bear box" a pretty instructive term. More generic terms don't seem to catch the idea of protecting food from animals quite as well. The boxes were developed against bears and thus got their named. Also, from my Jack London influenced imagination, I immediately understood what we're talking about here. Thus, I'd go for "bear box=yes/no", even in areas where there are no bears.

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