A hiker was rescued on the Chilkoot Trail after being attacked by a bear. The person was able to get to a ranger station and call for help following the attack, where they were bitten on the leg. https://t.co/OhQJwdmAej
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From the Anchorage Daily News: A hiker made it to a cabin to report that a bear attacked and bit him on the Chilkoot Trail in Southeast Alaska. Here’s thd ADN with more information:
Rescuers found the hiker at the Canyon City ranger cabin — nearly 8 miles from the start of the Chilkoot Trail in Dyea, outside Skagway — at around 9 a.m, the park service said. The hiker told rescue personnel they were bitten by a “brown bear” in the lower leg early Tuesday evening along the trail and were able to walk to a ranger cabin to call for help.