There's almost nothing more important than being prepared to protect yourself from bears when out in the wilderness. Bear spray is a vital part of any attack deterrent plan when you're in bear country. Given that an 800-pound bear charges at a rate of 50 feet (15 m) per second, your reaction time is limited. Frontiersman bear spray is available in belt holster and chest holster options, with no cumbersome straps or velcro closures that can disturb the bear as you try to access your spray. The maximum bear spray strength allowed by the EPA is 2.0% capsaicinoids. Since you deserve the very strongest, Frontiersman(R) Bear Spray offers 2.0% capsaicinoids. Certainly you want as much space between yourself and a charging bear as possible. The 9.2 oz Frontiersman canister provides an industry-topping 35-foot (10.6 m) range - outperforming the competition by up to 20 feet (6 The true test is the test of nature! Look for a bear spray that has been field tested and proven effective against charging bears. Frontiersman, for instance, was tested on charging bears by the Elmendorf Air Force Base (Elmendorf, AK), and Brown Bear Resources (Missoula, MT). Frontiersman was repeatedly proven effective at deterring bears in both trials.