Stories tagged: backpacking
Bear spray: IGBC report 2008
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee issued this 2008 report on using bear spray to deter grizzly bear attacks.
Bear spray: IGBC report 2011
The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee issued this 2011 report on using bear spray to deter grizzly bear attacks.
Bear spray: Todd Orr incident analysis 2016
Todd John Orr was hunting in Montana’s Madison Valley on Oct. 1, 2016 when he encountered a female grizzly bear that was with her two cubs. Despite Orr’s efforts to …
Report: Public Lands Not for Sale
A report, “Our Public Lands Not for Sale,” by the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers makes a case against state efforts to take over federal public lands.
Lightning awareness for backcountry travelers
Experts detail dangers and precautions for hikers and other backcountry travelers in the event of a lightning storm.