Hiker Reaches Help After Being Bitten By Bear


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.