The Bear (Aware) Necessities

By | July 4, 2018

Bear at Wurtz by Dick Leigh

The Flathead Beacon’s Great Outdoor Magazine has an article that begins…

When most people consider the need for bear awareness, they conjure a self-centered scenario — the terrifying image of a charging grizzly, the desperate hope that a cloud of capsaicin from a can stops the charging bruin in its tracks.

It’s a smart scenario to play out, and it’s even smarter to take care to learn how to use and deploy bear spray, to hike and recreate in groups, to make noise and sing along the trail, to look for and recognize bear sign, and, most importantly, to secure your food and attractants.

Read the full article here.

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