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Old 12-10-2012, 06:22 AM   #56
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My theory has always been you're more likely to get bothered by a bear if you camp in a campground that is regularly used because the local bears expect to find food there and are not afraid of people. In a remote seldom used campsite the bears don't come looking for food every night and aren't comfortable with people.

I don't put my tent right next to the bike because I've had a bear knock over the bike and wouldn't want it to fall on me while I'm sleeping. This was many years ago at Mazama Campground at Crater Lake NP.
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