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Photos: Glacier National Park: Bear Country

USA | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By nkqualtieri | Photo Gallery

I took this trip in summer of 2013, and it changed my life. From there on out, I ended up camping, hiking, and backpacking deep into the wilderness on my own. Last summer I completed 150 miles solo with overnights in the backcountry of Montana and Wyoming ... Read more >
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Tags: bears, glacier national park, hiking, many glacier, montana, world nomads scholarship

Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise Alberta, Canada

CANADA | Fri, 15 May 2015 | By sheerradiance | Views [285]

I almost don’t want to share this story for fear that it will become so commercialized that it will lose its mystique. That would be too selfish and a complete waste of beauty. Coming from a small town I kind of took for granted the natural elements ... Read more >

Tags: adventurist, alberta, bears, camping, canada, canada, glacier mountains, mountains, outdoors, wildlife

Top animal encounter - first place- bears

USA | Sat, 5 Jul 2014 | By clare-tamea | Views [507]

Bears are one of the top predators here (there are also wolves and mountain lions but so far we haven't seen either, so they don't make this list).  Both grizzly bears (the most aggressive) and black bears live here and we have seen both types, ... Read more >

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Living with a real life Mountain man.

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 12 Jun 2013 | By aliryan | Views [398]

“You girls should go out and see Greg, his a real life mountain man” we were advised. Intrigued, we took the risk to adventure out to the middle of Canada’s wilderness, to Greg’s two story floating lodge that he built himself.... Read more >

Tags: bears, birds, boat, camping, coffee, humming, nature, sunset, tourist

How to deal with bears and bugs in Finland

FINLAND | Mon, 28 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [903]

You might not believe this but moose are killers. Every year in Finland they cause the death of 10 people and injure another 300 others. Ok, Ok, it’s not quite what you think. These deaths are caused by people hitting moose while driving – not from ... Read more >

Tags: bears, bugs, europe, finland, insects, travel-health, travel-safety

Yosemite Moonbow

USA | Wed, 3 Aug 2011 | By chrisaknight | Views [2280]

On June 15th, 2011, a rare thing occurred in the valley of Yosemite National Park.  The previous winter, the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California received a record two-hundred percent above average snowfall, which was followed by ... Read more >

Tags: bears, moonbow, squirrels, yosemite

that was a freakin' BEAR, man!

AZERBAIJAN | Fri, 23 Jul 2010 | By haveblood | Views [537]

It was just another typical day in the Azerbaijan Caucasus. A picturesque mountain village, fresh air, hospitality (no problem, just pay what you can) and a humble breakfast of bread, butter, honey and loads of tea. Some newly made Polish friends upgraded ... Read more >

Tags: bears, military post, trekking

Aboard the Canadienne

CANADA | Mon, 3 Aug 2009 | By pecosbiff | Views [465]

Two nights on the train from Toronto to Winnipeg. Extremely glad I upgraded to the sleeper as champagne when we arrive, observation-bubble roof-car-thingy, superb meals, 24 hour coffee and biccies and congenial company. The first night I stay up till ... Read more >

Tags: bears, canadienne, smokestops

When bears attack! Practical tips for staying safe in the wilderness

USA | Fri, 31 Jul 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [4164] | Comments [2]

One of my favorite quotes from Hunter S. Thompson is “Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.”   I feel the same can be said for those who venture into the wilderness.   ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, animal bites, bears, camping, hiking, non-destination, travel-safety, travel-tips

Alcan to the South East...cycling companions and bears

USA | Sat, 12 Jul 2008 | By thefuegoproject | Views [3236] | Comments [2]

It was a bit hard to leave Fairbanks. We had been welcomed so warmly and had a wonderful time under the wings of Dan and Lisa in their logcabin. During the summer solstice weekend we enjoyed a 2-day hike on the Pinnell Mountain trail together with ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, bears, cycling, cycling friends, lakes, mountains, usa, wildlife

Parks Highway and the Great One

USA | Thu, 5 Jun 2008 | By thefuegoproject | Views [2930] | Comments [12]

On May the 22nd we left Anchorage with bikes loaded and Ali back to full strength after a nasty flu. We cycled along the Parks Highway, a 363 mile road connecting Anchorage in the South with Fairbanks in the Interior. The first week of riding took ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, bears, mountains, national parks, usa, wildlife

 

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