The provincial and national mountain parks are home to grizzly and black bears. Learn the skills to recognize bear signs and behaviours, how to use bear spray, and what to do when you encounter a bear on the trail.
Bear Safety Lecture
Don't let your fear of bears, cougars or other animals keep you out of the backcountry. In this 2-hour lecture, learn about bear signs and behaviours, how to avoid them and what to do when you do meet an animal on the trail.
What to do if you spot a bear
Outdoor Centre Hiking program coordinator Rachel Oggy explains what to do if you spot a bear on this Global News article and video.