Counter Assault Bear Deterrent

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Counter Assault seems to be the best bear spray on…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $49.95 plus ship/handle for 8.1 oz and holster

Counter Assault seems to be the best bear spray on the market, and their customer service is absolutely fantastic!

Canadian Hiker

Based on what? The price is much higher than in Canada ($25-35), and it seems to me you couldn't test it unless you actually blasted a bear.

1 year ago

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Counter Assault bear spray is designed to drive away bears in the event of an attack and this larger size ensures you'll have plenty for reserve.


Counter Assault bear spray meets or exceeds industry standards and has received numerous write-ups in several outdoor publications. 1.73 percent Capsaicin. Range of 30 ft. 7 seconds of stopping power. EPA registered. Glow-in-the-dark safety. 9.17 oz container

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Now you can feel a little more at ease when you're on the trail with the Bear Deterrent. It has a safety tie so it won't prematurely be set off. PRODUCT FEATURES: Hottest formula allowed by EPA at 2% capsaicin Longest spray time and spray distance of 7.2 seconds; 30 ft. for 8.1 oz. And 9.2 seconds; 32 ft for 10.2 oz Glow-in-the-dark safety with safety tie to prevent loss of safety mechanism

- Appalachian Outdoors

The Counter Assault Bear Spray has the hottest formula allowed by EPA at 2% capsaicin.


While it may not replace common sense and bear-country protocols, it can deter a charging bear and allow you to escape. Cheap nonlethal insurance for you and the bears. Only to be used on attacking bears and not as a repellent around the campsite.