On the season premiere of “Shark Tank” 10, Cory and Heidi Santiago from Spokane introduced Bear Bowls to a national television audience. Even better, their pitch was funded!

Fascinated by great camping gear, Cory envisioned a need for a compact cook kit. In a world where everything else was super compact and ultra-lightweight, why did cooking pots remain strict metal cylinders? The Bear Bowl folds down to the size of a wallet, and it can even be used over a fire in a survival situation. No wonder the Bear agreed to a bite from the Sharks. Read more about the Bear Bowl in the Provisions section in this issue of “Out There.” //