The best bear repellent sprays from Guardian Self Defense. Prevent bear attack including grizzly bears. The National Forest Service recommends that everyone who enters a national forest carry an EPA approved bear spray. The proper use of bear pepper spray or bear mace will greatly reduce human injury while also reducing the number of bears killed in self-defense. People go camping, fishing, hiking, and just recreating to be in the great outdoors. There’s nothing quite as much fun as taking the car with the kids for destination(s) unknown up in the mountains to find a good spot for a picnic. If you do choose to go to the mountains make sure you bring some Bear Spray. It has been shown to be more effective than a handgun in self-defense against a bear attack, yet causes no permanent harm to the bears. The key to surviving a bear attack is preparation and practice.