Mountain Bikers Encounter Bears on Fernie Trails over the Long Weekend.

Wednesday May 22nd. There have been many reports of mountain bikers encountering bears on Fernie trails the last few days. Fernie is Bear Country. Be prepared and expect to encounter wildlife, bears, moose, cougars…

Daily Grizzly Bear sightings on River Road Extension, Roots and Uprooted trails. A biker was bluff charged by a bear when he surprised it at close range on Black Forest Trail in Mt Fernie Provincial Park.

For more information on bear safety visit wwww.bearaware.bc.ca and watch the movie Staying Safe in Bear Country available at the Fernie Library and the Fernie Info Centre on Highway 3.