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Firearms for Bear Defense – OPEN

July 15, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Round out your bear awareness, confidence, and adventure readiness with this interactive, hands-on course!
Bear Aware is an encouraged precursor to this course but not a requirement.
This course covers:
– Range safety and course outline
– State law and regulations regarding pepper and lead for defense
– Basic Ballistics – what makes a gun a “bear gun”
– Rifles and bear defense
– Overview of three common “bear guns” Shotgun, Revolver, Pistol
– Building a shooter’s platform that’s both effective and supportive to bear defense
– Holsters – overview
– Breakout session – shoot up to 6 common bear guns with both practice ammo and bear loads if desired
– Bear defense qualification course with the gun of your choice (three reps allowed per shooter)
Shoot up to 6 common “Bear Guns” in different gauges/calibers and configurations.
Personal firearms are encouraged but not required.
Total Course Length: 4 hours

– Range fee
– Firearms for live fire training – shotgun and handgun,
– Interactive bear targets,
– Eye and ear protection,
– Course materials and ballistics handout
– Course certification

Not Included: Ammo – billed per rounds shot, price list available on request

Firearms available to shoot:
12ga and 20ga shotguns
10mm pistols
Revolvers in .357mag, .44mag, .454casull

Available: (may incur an additional cost):

  • Holsters, magazine pouches & gun belts are available to borrow.
  • Ammo – prices vary, most often charged by the rounds fired. Email for price info.
  • Firearms – Handgun / shotgun

Rental Package Includes: Firearm, magazines / speed loaders, belt, holster, magazine pouch, and sling where applicable.
Email us at info@accurateadvantage.us to order ammo or reserve equipment.

Course Cost: $150.00

Take both Bear Aware and Firearms for Bear and save!


July 15, 2023
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park
20269 Birchwood Spur Rd
Chugiak, AK 99567 United States
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