How to Hang a Bear Bag
Master the art of selecting a safe cook site and storing your smellables with a help from photographer Matt Hage.
Maybe it's their sheer size and power. Maybe it's the reminder that there really is something bigger and wilder than us wandering through the backcountry. Whatever the reason, seeing a bear on the trail is a thrill no matter what kind of hiker you are. This week we're celebrating bruins, with bear science and safety tips from the outdoors' greatest experts.