A hiker encountered a grizzly sow and cub on the Baldy loop at Island lake Lodge in Fernie

Be prepared and expect to encounter wildlife anytime. A hiker encountered a grizzly sow and her cub when hiking up Baldy loop at Island Lake Lodge. The bear bluff charged the hiker, a normal reaction for a bear defending her cub.

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