Tagged With "Grizzly Paw"

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Grizzly Paw Brewery and Restaurant, Canmore, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
Situated just south of Banff in the great Rocky Mountain town of Canmore, the Grizzly Paw Brewing Company and Restaurant is popular with locals and Albertans.  The pub opened in 1996 and has a cozy wooden interior, with several fireplaces, and a...
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Re: Grizzly Paw Brewery and Restaurant, Canmore, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
Close, Rob, but not quite. The Beer guy was frequenting the local pizza joint. But he was ready for some Grizzly Paw, which everyone in town serves.
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Re: Grizzly Paw Brewery and Restaurant, Canmore, Alberta

Jonathan L ·
When I lived in Canmore, The Paw was one of my favorite places along with Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. I watched the Grey Cup at the Grizzly Paw.
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Re: The Bear Blog

59nationalparks ·
I want to clarify a point I made about bear safety. The only time that anyone would want to fight back against a Grizzly Bear is when the bear Is mauling you continuously. Other strategies such as bear spray or rolling use into a ball are appropriate.
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Re: The Bear Blog

DrFumblefinger ·
I really enjoyed this post and your beautiful photos! Makes me want to head into the bush to see if I can see some bears again. I've never seen a photo of a sow bear nursing its cubs, so this is an extemely rare photo! In all my hiking, I've only ever run into 3 black bears on the trail and those were heading away from me, cautiously looking back. That's a good thing. Where you usually spot bears is when you drive. If safe, I love to pull off the road and take a good look, maybe take some...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 29, 2015: Grizzly Bear, Golden, B.C.

DrFumblefinger ·
    I'd like you to meet Boo, the grizzly bear.  Boo is well known around the Canadian Rocky Mountain region because he lives at the Kicking Horse Grizzly Bear Refuge  and gets lots of visitors.  His home consists of a fenced...
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The Bear Blog

59nationalparks ·
  I had a hunch when Shelly and I were planning our 59 National Park in 59 weeks tour that wildlife would be center stage.  I knew that the buffalo would roam in Yellowstone, that the tropical fish would dance...
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Re: Grizzly Paw Brewery and Restaurant, Canmore, Alberta

Travel Rob ·
The place looks great! Isn't this the place where the photo of the famous Beer Guy was taken?
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Re: Grizzly Paw Brewery and Restaurant, Canmore, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the comment, Jonathan. This would be a good place to watch the Grey Cup. For non-Canadians, that's the Canadian Football league's equivalent to the Superbowl, but with perhaps 1% of the popularity of the Superbowl. Football is not a big sport in Canada. Here it's all about Hockey! Hockey in Canada is about as popular as football and baseball combined in the USA.
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North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten Hines's series on Celebrating Nature on Seven Continents continues with stops in North America. The first post highlights salmon spawning in Canada, eh?
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Re: North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

DrFumblefinger ·
Seeing bald eagles or grizzly bears in their natural environment is always thrilling! What a great experience. Exactly where did you go for this encounter?
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Re: North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

Travel Rob ·
Kirsten, great piece! I had very similar thoughts when I saw the Salmon swimming upstream in Alaska. While it was truly an amazing sight, the Salmon were so beat up it definitely brought out mixed emotions.
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Re: North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

Kirsten Hines ·
We were traveling by boat along the northwest coast between Bella Bella and Prince Rupert. The company that ran our charter was awesome - Mothership Adventures . I highly recommend them.
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November 2, 2019: Alaskan Brown Bear fishing at Devil's Falls

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoyed watching an Alaskan brown bear fishing beneath the roar of Devil's Falls in Katmai National Park.
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