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Rock Climbing Bears - Texas' Big Bend National Park

Postby Vaca Russ » Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:50 pm

Momma and cub cliff climbing on the Rio Grande:

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/nature/p ... eer-cliff/

-Russ
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Re: Rock Climbing Bears - Texas' Bend Bend National Park

Postby maverick » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:30 pm

Wow, that is a great video, hopefully our Sierra bears don't see this. :D
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Re: Rock Climbing Bears - Texas' Bend Bend National Park

Postby LMBSGV » Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:39 pm

Thanks for posting. In the days before canisters, I used to put my food on a sheer cliff or on top of a big sheer erratic and never lost anything. Good thing Sierra bears didn't try to climb like this. My wife, son, and I went down Santa Elena Canyon with her father in the 1990s. The only wildlife we saw besides lots of birds was a wild pig crossing the Rio Grande from one side of the border to another, prompting lots of illegal immigrant jokes.
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Re: Rock Climbing Bears - Texas' Big Bend National Park

Postby austex » Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:15 am

Only wussys use chalk for free climbs!
Nice Russ. Next time I go to Big Bend I'll be a bit more aware of more than snakes!
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