My First, And Hopefully Only, Bear Encounter of the Cross-Continent Tour of 2011

It’s a hot topic for those who hike or bike tour through the rural regions of the West (and now even the East)*: What to do about bears. When my friend Isy from the UK visited me in 2008 with the intent of doing some backcountry hiking in the Northwest, she asked me “Will I... Continue Reading →

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