Something to keep in mind when heading for wilderness areas.

Something to keep in mind when heading for wilderness areas.

Imposing visitors in our midst?

Contributor sends in photograph of powerful presence not far west of Castlegar

  • May. 27, 2012 6:00 a.m.

Alison Jollimore has sent in this photo she says was taken recently in the West Kootenay.

“We (as well as a number of other passers-by) spotted this Grizzly Bear resting at the side of the highway across from the pull-out where you can view Nancy Greene Lake,” she writes.

“We watched him (her) for about five minutes – it was not at all disturbed by our presence.  It may be a good idea to give your readers a “heads up” if they are heading into areas where the bears are.