I've been comfortable hanging an ursack and even just a plain cuben food sack in grizzly areas that are extremely lightly visited by people (which is justgoatlegz
I talked at great length to one of my 2013 survey respondents who had a bear in Yosemite NP open an Ursack at the seam. It sounds like he followed thejohncurranladd
I have used an Opsack in combination with an Ursack on all trips on the PCT (I've section-hiked the whole trail, and hiked the JMT twice) where a cannister waspex_dave
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You may see some members of the Group on the JMT this summer wearing a pin based on the picture shown here. You can order a $5 pin (with or without the text "JMT@YG") by e-mail. Instructions in the Group's "Files" area - JMT Pin Order Instructions.
Upon joining and each month, two files are sent to members: the group overview file and JMT Cribsheet. A good starter document is a 46 page Slide Show Presentation which the lead moderator first put together in December, 2014, on the JMT, which is located online here: http://tinyurl.com/ltwf5gg .
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