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hikerduane
Out camping again at a deer camp I hit a couple times a year.  Repo pup was distracted a couple times, I finally heard some noise, so we investigated.  Turned out to be a bear, we treed it and I left my camera in the truck, so ran back for it, the bear stayed, then as I walked up again, it climbed higher.  Chomping and huffing from its climb, it finally wedged its butt at a fork higher up so it wasn't just clinging.  Repo was pretty wary by then, hung back 100' back, too funny after he chased it.  🙂
I was wary too, as a bear on the ground doing what it was doing, would mean a agitated bear and time to back off.
Fifth sighting we have had this Spring.
Duane
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Duane-All seasons, year round backpacker and camper.  So many stoves and lanterns, who's counting.
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1hpycmpr
That Repo is a good bear dog, Duane.  Hard to tell for sure but that looks like a pretty decent size bear.
Mark
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Majicwrench
Dang that's pretty!!

I am in the woods literally every evening and have yet to see one, maybe they all moved to northern CA
Keith
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SteveA
I don't have to go camping to see a bear, we've got lots of black bears here.  Saw a sow with 3 cubs in the field just a couple of weeks ago.  On the other hand I almost never have a camera when I see one.
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hikerduane
It's been awhile since I've been this close AND had my camera.  Have seen a couple over the years at home, late at night checking garbage cans out.
Repo treed a bear a month ago on a group hike, but by the time I got close, it had gotten back down and took off.
Duane 
Duane-All seasons, year round backpacker and camper.  So many stoves and lanterns, who's counting.
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austin65uri
That's a handsome bear!  I grew up back in N.E. where the Black Bears are actually black.  First time I saw a California brown Black Bear, I told the local Game Warden I think I saw a Grizzly.  He didn't laugh too hard.
Bill.
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GeraldJP
Healthy looking bear... And a damn good dog too
Gerald

"If we are to have any hope for the future, those who have lanterns must pass them on to others." - Plato
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Ridge Runner
That's pretty cool! I'd have thought it was a grizzly, too; only black bear around us. It's amazing how powerful those animals are to be able to climb like that.

Throughout the year we see bears or at least bear activity in our yard as well. They like to pull our garbage can over and leave the trash strewn across the yard  ðŸ™„

— L.J.
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Deanofid
Nice one, Duane.  People used to call that kind a brownie.  Not the same as when we say a Brown Bear, which is a lower 48 grizzly type, and very big.  That one sure has a nice summer coat.
Dean -Midnight Kerosene Ritualist--http://www.deansmachine.com  ICCC #1220.   275 commiseration #0018.
"In Him was life, and His life was the Light of men."  John 1:4
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hikerduane
Those Brown bears in Alaska are much bigger.  The past couple bears sure knew what to do by climbing a tree.  We scared the last one up a tree also when jogging early.
Duane
Duane-All seasons, year round backpacker and camper.  So many stoves and lanterns, who's counting.
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austin65uri
http://www.bearsmart.com/about-bears/north-americas-bears/
Duane's post led me to this link out of curiosity. 
Bill.
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hikerduane
That reminds me, the only blond bear I have seen was just outside the Desolation Wilderness here in California, quite a few years ago.  It was ripping into a log.
Duane
Duane-All seasons, year round backpacker and camper.  So many stoves and lanterns, who's counting.
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