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Firearms for Bear Defense – OPEN

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Round out your bear awareness, confidence, and adventure readiness with this interactive, hands-on course, Firearms For Bear Defense.
Bear Aware Part 1 is encouraged but not required. Take both classes and receive 10% off!

This course covers:
– Range safety and course outline
– State law and regulations regarding firearms for defense
– What it takes to stop a bear – where to shoot, and what to do after you shoot
– 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, do and don’t
– Breakout sessions – shoot up to 6 common bear guns with both practice ammo and bear loads (if desired) at three unique stations – Shotgun, Pistol, and Revolver.
– Bear defense / bear guard qualification with the gun of your choice (three reps allowed per shooter)

Total Course Length: 4 hours

Required Equipment/Gear:
Some of these items are available to rent/borrow; see below.
Personal firearms are encouraged but not required.
Shoot up to 6 common “Bear Guns” in different calibers and configurations or train on a gun from your context.
If you’re bringing a gun of your own, don’t forget the sling, magazines, speed loaders, holsters, ammo, and any other associated accessories!


– 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: A variety of common 12ga pump shotgun brands, a variety of common 10mm pistols, a mix of common bear calibers in several brands of revolvers including .357, .44mag, and .454 casull.

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 (No Charge!) See available guns listed above
  • Rental Package Includes: Firearm, magazines / speed loaders, belt, holster, magazine pouch, and sling where applicable.

Email us at info@accurateadvantage.us to order or reserve equipment.

Course Cost: $175.00


March 10
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Rabbit Creek Shooting Park
15222 New Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK 99515 United States
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