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A bear cache is a place designed to store food outdoors and prevent bears and other animals from accessing it. They are often used by campers when staying in bear habitat. They can also be used by hunters for storing game.
A makeshift cache can be made by hanging the food from a tree branch using rope. The cache should be 100 metres from your campsite and downwind if possible. To be effective, the food must be distanced from the branch, the trunk, and the ground. When a suitable tree isn't available, hanging the food over a cliff is a possible alternative.
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