With The Best Tick Repellent

Even in winter months ticks can still be active on days when temperatures are above freezing and the ground isn’t covered by snow. This includes the Blacklegged (Deer) tick, which carries Deer Tick Virus (DTV) and Lyme disease. The best way to keep your family safe while enjoying the outdoors is by choosing the best DEET-free tick repellent, Ranger Ready. Picaridin 20% body-worn tick repellent is safe to use on children over one year and doesn't damange clothing or gear.

Talking Ticks: What is Deer Tick Virus?

"We are seeing increased surveillance of Deer Tick Virus, (DTV) for the most part, but not limited to, the East Coast. Deer Tick Virus, also classified as Powassan Virus, can often be found in Blacklegged ticks. Initial symptoms are very similar to that of other tick-borne illnesses- like a fever, chills and sore muscles. It can progress into encephalitis and meningitis if left undiagnosed and/or untreated."

- Dr. Casey Kelley, MD, Founder of Case Integrative Health

Dual Layers of Tick Protection - Wear Both

The Best Tick Repellent for Humans

Ticks carry viruses and other pathogens that cause infections and result in serious illnesses, including Deer Tick Virus, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan virus, Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichiosis, and Colorado tick fever. The CDC recommends wearing both Body-worn + Clothing-worn repellents for the most effective protection against vector-borne illnesses. Ranger Ready body-worn Picaridin 20% Repellent is the safe and effective alternative to DEET. Clothing-worn Permethrin 0.5% spray repels and kills ticks for up to 40 days.  


Ranger Ready’s non-greasy Picaridin 20% insect repellent is safe for daily application. Unlike tick repellents that contain DEET as their active ingredient, our Picaridin tick repellent is safe for the whole family, including children over age-1 and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Plus, Ranger Ready’s repellents come in several wearable scents, including the odorless Scent Zero™.  Make sure to apply Picaridin Spray properly to skin.

Treat Your Clothing & Gear with Permethrin spray

Ranger Ready Permethrin 0.5% is a clothing-worn insect repellent that should be applied to your clothing and gear to repel and kill ticks on contact, protecting you from ticks for up to 40 days or 5 washes.   

Perfect for all outdoor activities including hiking and camping, Ranger Ready Permethrin can be applied to your boots and socks, sleeping bags, and tents. Also, it’s one of the best tick repellents for dogs as it’s safe to apply to dog beds, blankets, cloth car seats, and outdoor furniture.     

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