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FUNDED IN THE FIRST 10 HOURS!!  The Bear Bowl is the World's first cook-pot that fits in your pocket. The Bear Bowl will be featured on Season 10 Shark Tank and you can see us at our new home, bearmimimum.org
FUNDED IN THE FIRST 10 HOURS!!  The Bear Bowl is the World's first cook-pot that fits in your pocket. The Bear Bowl will be featured on Season 10 Shark Tank and you can see us at our new home, bearmimimum.org
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 What is the Bear Bowl? 

The Bear Bowl is the World's first cook-pot that fits in your pocket. It’s lightweight and small but holds a whopping 32oz of water. It works with most of your favorite camp stoves and is the perfect companion to anyone who wants to cook on the trail.

 
 

"Having the Bear Bowl with you in a survival situation will greatly increase your survivability... I would recommend it." - Leif Swenson USAF S.E.R.E. Specialist Contractor (Military Tested)

 

PACK LIGHT 

Get ready to recapture space in your pack. The Bear Bowl weighs 6.3 ounces which is about the same weight as your cell phone. With 4 folds and 2 snaps the Bear Bowl folds flat into your pocket.

 

COOK FAST 

 

The Bear Bowl holds 32oz of water and boils in 5-8 minutes. It is compatible with all controlled flame camping stoves including iso-propane, alcohol, and solid fuel cubes.

 CLEAN EASY 

Cleaning on the trail is never fun. So we wanted to make the Bear Bowl super easy to clean. Unsnap the Bear Bowl and wipe it clean; it is that simple. It is the easiest bowl to clean on the market.

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We've always been fascinated with great camping gear. That fascination has driven our innovative nature to solve problems for the outdoors. At an early stage we saw the need for cookware to be more compact, but the only options available were smaller versions of kitchen pots and pans that were already in the market. Nesting pots are okay but we knew there had to be a more innovative solution.

With backgrounds as entrepreneurs and a love of the outdoors we are excited for this new venture.

The Bear Bowl was created to solve the issue of pack space and we have enjoyed working with the right materials and designs to create something that is not just a really cool product but actually works. Hours of testing have proven that the Bear Bowl has a viable place in the market.

The Bear Bowl (Baby Bear) is just the first of many products we would love to develop and your contribution will help us bring the Mama and Papa Bear as well as other complementary items and more to market.

We need to raise $1,000 to get started. With your help we will be able to purchase equipment and place large production quantity orders that will help to increase efficiency, standardization and lower costs.

 

Risks and challenges

We have done testing with the Bear Bowl on a variety of heating sources and it has held up really well. We have done over 70+ boils on one bear bowl and it held up great. Our challenge is to keep it lightweight, small and compact while making sure the materials are going to last.

If Bear Bowl is successfully funded, we will make sure everything goes according to plan to meet the promised deadline. We have manufacturing, operations, and logistics set up and ready to go. The funding raised on Kickstarter will be used for production and manufacturing. We hope to run everything as streamlined as possible and also ahead of schedule to get the Bear Bowl to you quickly and efficiently.

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    The Early Bird Bear Minimum

    Single Bear Bowl
    When size and weight is the most important to you this Bear Bowl is the barebones option for you

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    The Bare Bones Bear Bowl (no paracord)

    Single Bear Bowl
    When size and weight is the most important to you this Bear Bowl is the barebones option for you

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    Single Bear Bowl with Paracord

    Whether you're going overt with the blue or orange options or covert with the green or tan options you'll be the hit of the campground with your Paracord covered Bear Bowl. With 12 feet of Paracord, you have literally thousands of options for survival and general purpose camping.

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    Mama Bear Bowl (64oz)

    When 32 oz is just not enough step up to Mama bear the 64oz option.

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    Most Popular Reward-2 Bear Bowls!

    The Early Bird sold out but there is still time for this "Early Bear". Two is better than one. Get two Bear Bowls- One for you and one for your buddy. Better yet, Keep one in your pack and one in your car for emergencies

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    Papa Bear Bowl

    The Papa Bear, The big guy. The best of both worlds. A gallon capacity when assembled and like all Bear Bowls it folds flat. Cary water from the stream to your campground. Cook for the whole family, Use it as a sink to wash up with. Who knows what else you will come up with

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    The Bare Bones and the Mama Bear

    Single Bare Bones Bear Bowl (without paracord) and Single Mama Bear 64oz Bear Bowl

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    The Mama and Papa

    The Mama Bear is possibly the most versatile Bear Bowl. Just a little bigger than the Baby at a 5" cube but has twice the capacity at 64oz. When you need the space the Papa Bear cannot be beat. The 6" cube will hold a whopping 128oz

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    Mama Bear Mothers day Special

    The Mama Bear is a 5” cube and weighs under 10oz but it has a capacity of 64oz. Get the 3 pack and give one to Mom, Mother-in-Law, Honorary Mother, etc. Keep one for yourself so you can say..."look Mom we match"!

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    Bear Family (2)Baby (1)Mama, (1) Papa

    A whole family of Bear Bowls for every occasion. You know and love the4" cube Baby Bear. Small and compact and at 32oz it does most of what you need from a pot on the trail. The Mama Bear is just one inch larger of a cube holds 64oz and the Papa Bear holds a full gallon

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    Retailer Pack of 10 Bear Bowls

    Have a small business or just a lot of friends who love the outdoors and are hard to find gifts for? The retailer pack is the perfect choice. Receive 10 Bear Bowls in this perk.

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    The Scout Package

    Equip the troupe with a variety of Bear Bowls. You get 10 Baby Bears, 4 mama Bears and 2 Papa Bears.

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    Distributor Pack- 100 Bear Bowls

    Distributor Pack- 100 Bear Bowls

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    Buddy Bowls- 2 Bear Bowls

    Two is better than one. Get two Bear Bowls- One for you and one for your buddy. Better yet, Keep one in your pack and one in your car for emergencies

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