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Where to stop for groceries and bear spray??

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Where to stop for groceries and bear spray??

Hi everyone,

We're flying into Calgary next week and then driving down to Glacier National Park in Montana. I don't know the driving route yet, but we'll need to stop somewhere to buy groceries and to get bear spray. Any suggestions??



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1. Re: Where to stop for groceries and bear spray??

Well, you will have to make two stops, since I'm quite confident no grocery stores sell bear spray.

It seems that you can get bear spray from Canadian Tire, which is a large chain of stores ("More than just tires!"). But I'd phone the store first to make sure it's in stock.

If time permits, I'll look in at a Canadian Tire tomorrow to see if they have bear spray, because I'm curious now.

Other good bets would be Wholesale Sports ( …wholesalesports.com/storefront/…Calgary ), Mountain Equipment Co-op ( mec.ca/AST/…Calgary.jsp ), and Camper's Village ( www.campers-village.com/store/go/contact-us/ ).

Major grocery stores in Calgary are Safeway, Calgary Co-op (a mainstream grocery chain, not a hippy dippy business), Sobey's, and Real Canadian Superstore.

Edited: 9:29 pm, July 17, 2012
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