Hiking Safely in Grizzly Country

Hiking Safely in Grizzly Country

Bear country expert Tim Rubbert is back with more “lessons learned” about how to hike and camp safely where bears live. Drawing on his numerous observations of grizzly bears in Glacier and Yellowstone national parks and in Canada and Alaska, Rubbert details how to avoid close encounters on the trail and in camp. But if you do meet a bear, Rubbert has crucial, real-life advice—and actual encounter photographs— for making that moment safe for you and the bear.

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Great Colorado Bear Stories

Great Colorado Bear Stories

Carefully researched and skillfully written by award-winning Colorado writer Laura Pritchett, these stories describe the fascinating science and natural history of bears along with gripping tales of deadly and near-death encounters with people. Some stories are historical, such as Roosevelt’s hunting, Pike’s exploring, and the death of Colorado’s last grizzly...

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The Only Good Bear

The Only Good Bear: Historic Bear Stories of the Western Frontier

This is an extraordinary collection of great bear stories from the early American West. Here are little-known tales of grizzly and black bears and the people such as hunters, cowboys, settlers, and naturalists, who encountered them. The stories are always exciting, sometimes tragic...

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Silvertip

Silvertip: A Year in the Life of a Yellowstone Grizzly

“Silvertip” is a grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park. He’s big and scary—some of the time. He’s playful and brave – some of the time. And he’s almost always hungry. In other words, Silvertip is a typical male grizzly bear, and this book shows you how he lives through a year in Yellowstone National Park. You’ll learn about what he eats, where he goes, and how he gets along with wolves, other bears, and even park visitors like you.

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YELLOWSTONE BEARS IN THE WILD

Yellowstone Bears In the Wild

From claws to cubs, from fur to food, this book accurately describes the lives of grizzly and black bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Written by noted naturalist Dr. Jim Halfpenny (Yellowstone Wolves in the Wild) this book features cutting-edge...

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HIKING WITH GRIZZLIES: Lessons Learned

Hiking With Grizzlies: Lessons Learned

When it comes to encountering grizzly bears in the wild, Montanan Tim Rubbert has literally walked the walk with hundreds of bears. Unlike other books about hiking in grizzly country, this book uses photographs of Rubbert’s actual bear encounters to dramatically illustrate how how to react safely. Every hiker will benefit from these first-hand, real-world lessons.

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BEARS I HAVE KNOWN

Bears I Have Known

In this very entertaining book, retired National Park Service ranger Bob Murphy recounts his most memorable experiences with bears in Yellowstone and Glacier national parks. Go behind the scenes as Murphy deals with grizzly and black bears in all situations—good, bad, tragic, humorous, and odd—from the 1940s through the 1980s. These are unforgettable bear tales.

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GREAT MONTANA BEAR STORIES

Great Montana Bear Stories

Filled with a wide range of incidents, encounters, and observations about bears, this book gives a unique perspective through gripping true stories. Some are comical, others tragic, some inspiring, and some simply terrifying. The author interviewed dozens of wardens, biologists, ranchers, hunters, hikers, and mauling victims. The result is a valuable book for understanding and living with bears.

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GREAT WYOMING BEAR STORIES

Great Wyoming Bear Stories

Filled with a wide range of incidents, encounters, and observations about bears, this book gives a unique perspective through gripping true stories. Some are comical, others tragic, some inspiring, and some simply terrifying. The author interviewed dozens of wardens, biologists, ranchers, hunters, hikers, and mauling victims. The result is a valuable book for understanding and living with bears.

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Glacier Parks Night of the Grizzlies

Glacier Park's Night of the Grizzlies

Since the opening of Glacier National Park in 1910 there never had been a reported fatal bear attack until one summer night in 1967, when grizzlies, in 2 remote areas of the Park, attacked campers and killed 2 young women. The dramatic and tragic story of that night, and how it influenced the fate of the grizzly.

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