The Grizzlies outside Yellowstone

As soon as we left Yellowstone we figured that would be it for Grizzly encounters for the rest of our trip, which was a sad thought. However, as we searched for a place to camp we were greeted with a sign that got us extremely excited: ‘GRIZZLY BEAR AREA, specials rules apply, camp only in…

Grizzly bears in K’country

The weather was miserable for our second day in K’country so we did a bit of a drive hoping to see some wildlife. Big areas along the road were closed off with yellow tape and big bear photos so we scanned the bushes for any signs of life. There was a break from the rain…

Seriously close wild bear encounters 

The Eagle River Road is 14 miles of beautiful winding tarmac through forest and past mountains till it abruptly ends inside the Chugach State Park. We drove to the end where numerous hikes leave from the Nature Centre. A sign warned us of a black bear stalking four hikers a few days ago and that…