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Ursack Ursack Major

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Ursack Major

Prevent pesky bears from snagging a midnight snack with the Ursack Major from Ursack. Made with "bulletproof" material, the Ursack Major can withstand attacks from creatures or critters as it's suspended with the 6-foot tensile cord from a nearby tree. And it's easy enough to set-up in camp that you'll be able to clean the dishes and protect the rest of your food fast enough to squeeze in a few games of rummy before calling it a night.

  • Virtually puncture proof bear bag for backcountry excursions
  • Reinforced material withstands bear and critter encounters
  • 6-foot tensile cord for easy hanging at camp
  • Cinch closure makes food easily accessible for meal prep
  • Lightweight enough to pack it and forget it
  • Item #URS0004

Material
100% UHMWP
Volume
10.65L
Dimensions
9.8in x 6.7in x 2.2in
Claimed Weight
7.6oz
Recommended Use
backpacking, weekend camping
Manufacturer Warranty
limited lifetime

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>Rating: 3

Great food storage !!!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Ursack is a great bear and critter proof bag. The sack has held up well for the many trips I have taken it on. The food sack is a great alternative to the heavy bear canisters. It does take a few times of playing around with the knots, once you get them down it is very simple, and hanging food from a tree is a breeze. This Kevlar sack is a nice addition to ultra-light backing weighing under 8oz. This sack can easily store between 4-5 days of food nice and easy, depending on your backpacking food choices. Pros: Very Strong Weight IGBC-certified Cons: Not odor proof Not water proof Accessibility, having to untie knots when you need to get something out Not National Parks rated for bear canisters

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>Rating: 5

So far, still there.

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Admit it, you hate bear canisters and having rodents eat your snacks. So far I can't tell if anything has even tried getting into it. Its light and has a supple smooth fabric that feels amazingly strong. I was able to stash my 4 bagels, jars of PB, 2 bananas, coffee, 4 bars, toothpaste\brush inside no problem. Despite hearing and seeing small critters running around, I can't tell if any even tried to get into the Ursack. I could have gone with the smaller one as most of my trips are solo but the size doesn't matter much. FYI, I don't live in bear country and probably would not depend on the Ursack as my sole means of food protection if I were to travel there.

>Rating: 5

Love this!

Love this item. Havent had an experiences with bears trying to get in it yet but its lightweight for backpacking and pretty easy to secure to a tree. I hung it in a rain storm and none of my food got wet. Highly recommend!

>Rating: 3

Does the Ursack work?

Am happily anticipating the arrival of my first Ursack. Seems like a far lighter alternative to my bear vaults. However, if you are in a campsite without trees and cannot hang the sack, that long cord becomes a very nice handle for a hungry bear to drag it off. In the Adirondacks we always remove the nylon zippered case from our vaults to prevent a black bear from grabbing a handle and making off with the food. What do others think?