Originally Posted by My2Geldings
That is why I no longer hike in the mountains. I used to go out all the time when I lived in Europe. Not anymore. Its just to dangerous between cougars and bears you just never know.
When I took sky drive in Shenandoah park several years ago (took my visiting relative there) the bears crossed the road right in front of my car twice. First time I thought my eyes are deceiving me, but nope, real bear. Of course those are black bears (which are not very dangerous), but still...