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This has to be the last situation any hiker wants to ever find themselves in. Spotting a grizzly in close proximity to you is less than ideal, especially if that grizzly has cubs. If that

Spotting a grizzly in close proximity to you is less than ideal, especially if that grizzly has cubs. That situation is made infinitely worse if that grizzly and the two cubs happen to follow you no matter where you go.

Geoffrey Glassner, 74, the hiker filming, found himself in that exact situation while out on a hike in Alaska’s Katmai National Park. He had just left his campsite when he ran into the family of bears. He handled the situation like an absolute pro and managed to stay incredibly calm throughout the entire ordeal.

He handled the situation like an absolute pro and managed to stay incredibly calm throughout the entire ordeal. That’s a tough thing to do when one wrong move could easily mean your end.

“My biggest fear was that they would get close to me and mama bear thought I was a threat and would attack me,” he said.

Fortunately for Glassner, the bears finally wandered off when they spotted water.

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