Backcountry Poll: What Do You Think of Deet?

Backcountry Poll: What Do You Think of Deet?

Backcountry Poll: What Do You Think of Deet?

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? Do You Use Deet to Keep the Bugs Away?
Deet. Some people hate it because it's an all chemical addition to an all natural environment. Others swear by it because it's the only thing that will keep the bugs away while they're out in nature. Where do you fall in the Deet debate?
RESULT
It's the only thing that really gets the job done!1 votes ( 50% )
Only if the bugs are really bad, I don't like using it if I don't have to.1 votes ( 50% )
No way, no how. I avoid chemicals on my skin at all costs!0 votes ( 0% )
Ian Campbell Ian Campbell is the founder of Love the Backcountry, a freelance writer and a long time lover of adventure travel based in San Diego, CA. When not writing about the backcountry, he can typically be found hiking, backpacking and camping in the mountains around San Diego and looking to lay his head beneath as many trees as he can find.