Safety should always be your top priority while enjoying any sort of outdoor activity, especially when you recreate in bear country.
In a nail-biting finale on Tuesday, Holly clinched the title of Katmai's Fattest Bear
The chubby champions of Fat Bear Week pack on hundreds of pounds in a few short months. How they do it comes down to a magical combination of location, experience, and timing.
Bear spray in the backcountry is a must. We tested two powerful brands.
A visitor to Banff National Park wanted to wrestle a grizzly. He was lucky to make it out unscathed, says an expert.
Wyoming, Idaho would have offered up to 23 bears to hunters.
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.
Can our editors outrun, outeat, outfish, and outsleep a bear? Only one way to find out.
Explore Alaska's bear HQ with the best viewing sites and remote backpacking routes.
An unexpected furry visitor interrupted a group of boulderers in Colorado.
Use seasonal clues to cinch bear sightings (or avoid encounters altogether).
Our resident bruin answers all your questions in 'Ask A Bear.'
Killer grizzlies and cuddly teddies make for good movie fodder, but are they accurate? Our scout goes on a cinematic journey to find out.
In the Polar Bear Capital of the World, where encounters between animals and people are a fact of life, a 50-year-old program keeps both safe.
While it’s nice to share, you don’t want to share with a bear.
Avoiding grizzlies with cubs is the easiest way to stay out of trouble. But what to do when they won't stop following you?
Head into the Cascades to track elusivs grizzies.