Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Camping In Northeast Washington Hoping Bears Won't Show Up
I am more afraid of a confrontation with a bear than a person for some reason. I worried a bit in Yosemite when I was lectured by the bear police to keep all lip balms out of the car and put them in the bear box because bears, "love a good lip balm." I'm glad he told me that because I found all of the ones that I seemingly "lost" and lined them up in the bear box...all 8 of them. At least the bear will have a variety if it figured out how to open the bear box at the campsite.
Rich Luhr about a bear approaching his campsite at night, letting out a huge roar...my worst nightmare.
So, here we are again, camping in our tent. I let it go and decided to relax and enjoy the beauty in the area. The night was quiet and the next morning was relaxing. I was having a cup of coffee at the site as the ranger came by. I didn't think anything of it since I payed my whopping $6 fee. As he approached, he looked at me and said, "did you see any bears?"