Monday, May 27, 2013

Grizzly Time!!!

Here's a postcard from my travels along the Peter Lougheed Park. (Kananaskis Country)
I have never seen a grizzly in my entire life.
We just rolled around a corner, and I looked down at the river, and exclaimed, 
"Are those buffalo?"
The SUV halted to a screech and was thrust into reverse....
And there below, in the distance stood four grizzly bears.
We looked at them, they looked at us...and all I can think about, is that
I do not want to come in contact with them on any mountainous adventure.
 I wonder what I will find on my next day trip?


  1. Glad you had your camera!! That is amazing...

  2. Glad you kept your distance too! They look like they are on the prowl. That is amazing!

  3. That's an encounter that gives you bragging rights! Not many can say they've seen one Grizzly, let alone Four! Aren't you glad you had your camera handy?

  4. Wow! We hardly even see any bears anymore. I'm glad you were in a vehicle!

  5. That is just amazing! What a great spotter you are. I can well imagine the driver did not mind backing up for you to get that shot!

  6. Oh, wouldn't the little guys have loved to see! Too bad they were not along on this field trip. You will have to make a lesson out of this, though.

  7. EEK! So glad you were in a vehicle with a camera and not out hiking. What a magnificent and rare sight to see!

  8. Yicks.....those are huge bears. Glad you were able to get a photo for us to see too.

  9. Corine ter HaarMay 29, 2013

    Wow! That's a once in a lifetime experience! To see so many of them all grazing and foraging together! I'm sure you both won't ever forget this!
    Hope you have/had a wonderful trip! Aren't the Kananaskis gorgeous? We would love to see that area again, there's so much wildlife and spectacular views! Have a great day!

  10. Yikes! I hope you stayed well back!

  11. Wow ! what a neat experience ! but only from the safety of an SUV !
    I'm with you -- I wouldn't be toooo tempted to pet the head of one of these!


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