Grizzly bear and 3 cubs just reported headed towards base of Mt Fernie Trail

Monday July 31, 7:30 am.  A grizzly bear and 3 cubs of the year were seen early this morning headed towards the Mt Fernie trailhead.

The safest wildlife encounter is one prevented. 

At home:  keep garbage locked up between collection days, clean up fruit trees, secure BBQ’s and bring in bird-feeders.

On the trail:  Avoid surprise encounters, call out, clap or sing to warn wildlife and other trail users of your presence, don’t litter, carry bear spray and know how to use it.