Andrew Skurka has a close encounter with a grizzly and manages to scare the sh#t out of the bear, literally.
This was the second grizzly encounter Andrew Skurka had within 30 minutes. The close calls left him a bit shaken and excited.
The grizzly runs away, but not before leaving a little something behind. Watch the video to see Skurka’s reaction.
Skurka is no stranger to strange and remote places and the dangerous wildlife encounters accompanying them. He has over 30,000 miles of backpacking, skiing, and packcrafting experience under his belt. To put that in perspective, it’s the equivalent of 1.2 trips around the world.
This grizzly encounter took place on his 4,700-mile Alaska-Yukon expedition.
Skurka shares his secrets to success through speaking engagements, guiding groups on adventures, and on his website. He also wrote a book entitled “The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail.”