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    <small><font size="+1"><small><font face="Helvetica, Arial,
            sans-serif">I also saw a griz and two cubs for the first
            time south of Yellowstone.</font></small></font>&nbsp; </small>If
    I'm not mistaken it was along Leeds Creek on Ley map Wy11.&nbsp; What was
    awesome is the bears were on the other side of the smallish creek
    and the mom alerted both cub and hiker with a "woof, woof".&nbsp; I knew
    immediately I have never heard such a bark and something was up.&nbsp;
    The bear retreated into the woods as I fist pumped into the sky.<br>
    <br>
    Sly<br>
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    On 1/15/2011 12:18 PM, Ellie Thomas wrote:
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cite="mid:223579556-1295111929-cardhu_decombobulator_blackberry.rim.net-45943289-@bda2514.bisx.prod.on.blackberry"
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      <pre wrap="">I saw my first, and largest of the five Grizzlies I saw south of Yellowstone.  I believe is was just south of Togwottee, but I would have to check my notes to be exact.  It was south of Yellowstone though.
Ellie
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   1. Re: Sleeping with Food in Grizzly Country (Jonathan Ley)
   2. Re: Sleeping with Food in Grizzly Country (Jim and_or Ginny Owen)
   3. Re: Sleeping with Food in Grizzly Country (Jeff Braun)


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Message: 1
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 12:03:43 -0800
From: Jonathan Ley <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:jonathan@phlumf.com">&lt;jonathan@phlumf.com&gt;</a>
Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Sleeping with Food in Grizzly Country
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Even if you think you're invincible or something... Mice can be a big 
problem in some areas.

On 1/13/2011 9:15 AM, Sam Haraldson wrote:
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          <pre wrap="">Suge said:

I would highly recommend you to not sleep with your food...
if there are grizz around.
</pre>
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        <pre wrap="">I cannot agree with this statement more.  There are very few places
along the CDT anywhere in Montana where sleeping with your food would
be an acceptable practice.  The entire corridor from Glacier south to
Yellowstone is considered to be griz country and following proper
hanging or canister techniques is highly recommended for both the
safety of the hiker as well as the bear.

- samh
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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 16:53:13 -0500
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I'll second that.  
 
And don't kid yourself about the "south to Yellowstone" thing.  The "Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative" 
was taken seriously by a LOT of govenrment agencies.  It pretty much established the griz corridor 
 
We had to compete with them for a table at Serranos in East Glacier on one of our hikes.   
 
Jim

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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:15:27 -0700
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Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Sleeping with Food in Grizzly Country

</pre>
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          <pre wrap="">Suge said:

I would highly recommend you to not sleep with your food...
if there are grizz around.
</pre>
        </blockquote>
        <pre wrap="">
I cannot agree with this statement more. There are very few places
along the CDT anywhere in Montana where sleeping with your food would
be an acceptable practice. The entire corridor from Glacier south to
Yellowstone is considered to be griz country and following proper
hanging or canister techniques is highly recommended for both the
safety of the hiker as well as the bear.

- samh
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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 15:58:47 -0700
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And of course grizzlies are south of Yellowstone through Togwotee 
Pass and into the northern Winds. I seem to recall CDT hikers 
spotting some and a few maulings:

<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.focusproductions.com/HTML/skier_pages/bear_attack.htm">http://www.focusproductions.com/HTML/skier_pages/bear_attack.htm</a>

<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://rivertonradio.com/index.php/2010/10/15/sheriff-reports-grizzly-mauling/">http://rivertonradio.com/index.php/2010/10/15/sheriff-reports-grizzly-mauling/</a>


Jeff

At 02:53 PM 1/13/2011, Jim and_or Ginny Owen wrote:
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        <pre wrap="">I'll second that.

And don't kid yourself about the "south to Yellowstone" thing.  The 
"Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative"
was taken seriously by a LOT of govenrment agencies.  It pretty much 
established the griz corridor

We had to compete with them for a table at Serranos in East Glacier 
on one of our hikes.

Jim

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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:15:27 -0700
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Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Sleeping with Food in Grizzly Country

</pre>
          <blockquote type="cite">
            <pre wrap="">Suge said:

I would highly recommend you to not sleep with your food...
if there are grizz around.
</pre>
          </blockquote>
          <pre wrap="">
I cannot agree with this statement more. There are very few places
along the CDT anywhere in Montana where sleeping with your food would
be an acceptable practice. The entire corridor from Glacier south to
Yellowstone is considered to be griz country and following proper
hanging or canister techniques is highly recommended for both the
safety of the hiker as well as the bear.

- samh
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