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Planning a backpacking trip with a chance of bear encounters? Learn the pros and cons of bear canisters and how to use them correctly. Read full article
Before backpacking in an area where black bears or grizzlies live, learn what precautions you can take to protect you and the bears. Read full article
Learn how to deter bears and other animals from raiding your camping or backpacking food; also get tips on proper food-handling hygiene. Read full article
Seeing wildlife can be a highlight of a day outside. But some up-close encounters can be a nuisance or dangerous. Learn more about wildlife encounters Read full article
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