Nature + Environment

Signs, Signs, Everywhere A Sign

Sometimes a small reminder is all you need to refresh your bear-awareness before heading into the backcountry. For this mountain girl, her reminder came from a grizzly bear itself!

Bear Spray Gone Astray

Barry Blanchard, local alpinist and mountain guide, was recently criticized in the media for neglecting to have his bear spray with him when he ran into a grizzly bear. He and his client subsequently spent four hours huddled in a tree near Lake Louise, fending off the bear. In Barry’’s defense, after hearing the confessions from some locals involving accidental…

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