Originally Posted by Bryt
Well I'll be showering at my university gym. I work out and shower there everyday anyway :P. Won't the fact that I'll be there in the dark. I'm pretty small 5 foot 6, and alone and out there every night make me basically cougar prey? There have been cougars spotted in the area several times in the last 5 years.
Your not really on their food list although there have been exceptions. Your height is not an issue. You'll probably never see one and have more issues with raccoons where you are. To feel comfortable tho you might want to have a good size pole in camp,2"x 6', a light that has a high output setting and bear spray. The spray won't work for cougars as well as bears but still a strong irritant. I'd be more concerned about all the rain.
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