It’s the job of some captive bruins in Montana to destroy coolers and garbage cans—all in the name of keeping people safe in bear country.
A visitor to Banff National Park wanted to wrestle a grizzly. He was lucky to make it out unscathed, says an expert.
You don't have to sacrifice the dessert to fit a trip's worth of food.
Taking a dog on a bear-frequented trail heightens your risks. Stay out of trouble with these 5 tips for hikers with canine companions.
After a 30-year career managing an Alaskan wildlife sanctuary, Larry Aumiller's advice for keeping bears and people safe seems unconventional: get used to each other.
Mix up your bear calls with our expert suggestions.
BACKPACKER Skills Editor Corey Buhay is here to help you master grizzly country's most essential safety gear.
While it’s nice to share, you don’t want to share with a bear.
Master the art of selecting a safe cook site and storing your smellables with a help from photographer Matt Hage.
How do you make sure bear-proof products are strong enough to withstand a hungry griz? Give a food-filled bear canister to one and see if he can break it open.
Insider tips from Yellowstone, the grizzly capital of the Lower 48.
It's like they say: You don't have to outrun the bear, you just have to outrun your friend. Escape from a bear attack with these sneaky tricks.
Want to get rid of your leftovers? And your car doors? And maybe your arm? Throw caution to the wind and invite a bear to dinner.
Hiking where bears are present (that's more than 40 states) always requires precautions, like hanging food. But these three signals demand extra vigilance.
Could you beat a bruin in the 100-yard dash? Here's what your odds look like.
Learn how to stay safe in bear country from myth-busting scientist Tom Smith.
Todd Orr, 50, survived a double attack from a grizzly sow in Montana in October of 2016.
A reader visits a notorious site in Glacier National Park—and comes back with a story of his own.
Ted Knetchel, 62, was attacked by a grizzly in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in southwestern Montana on September 14, 2012.
Mike Gersack (35) and his wife, Shawna Ridge (38), were attacked by a grizzly near Big Sky, Montana, on May 13, 2011.