Hiking in Grizzly Country Lessons Learned and Shared

ByTim Rubbert


In this book, grizzly bear author and photographer Tim Rubbert vividly illustrates critical practices that all hikers should follow to avoid dangerous bear encounters. Drawing on his thousands of observations and encounters of bears in Yellowstone, Glacier, Denali, and Katmai national parks, Rubbert shares his trail-tested lessons about how to hike and camp safely in grizzly country. Each lesson is illustrated by stories and photographs of actual bear encounters. Rubbert is also the author of Hiking with Grizzlies: Lessons Learned and Hiking Safely in Grizzly Country: More Lessons Learned. He has hiked more than 50,000 miles in grizzly country and has experienced more than 3,000 sightings of grizzly bears.

“If you are planning to hike through the wilderness, give this book a careful reading—it could very well save your life.”

Midwest Book Review

“The fascinating thing about this book is that all the information is first-hand knowledge. It actually increases a [hiker’s] confidence by providing a clearer reality of bear encounters.”

Jackson Hole News and Guide


Format: paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-60639-115-0
Author: Tim Rubbert
Published: November 2022
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
184 pages
List Price: $19.95

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