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Grizzly and Cub in Retreat # 10000

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Date: 2007.06.30
Vantage Point: From North Upper Medicine Tent Lake

Caption: After bluff-charging twice, a grizzly sow and her cub run away from a group of hikers.

PhotoDescr: Taking an off-trail route back from a scramble up Southesk Cairn, deep in the Jasper National Park backcountry, a group of hikers from the Grant MacEwan Mountain Club became separated, with one hiker heading along the west shore of the more northerly of the two upper Medicine Tent Lakes, while the other five went along the east shore. The lone hiker encountered this grizzly, who bluff-charged twice. The hiker stood his ground, looking as large as he could, and speaking loudly. When the rest of the group noticed what was going on, they made as much noise as they could. When the bears were in flight up the valley, one of the larger group of hikers took this photograph.

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