Bear attacks bikers on Resurrection Pass Trail

Posted: Friday, July 09, 2010

ANCHORAGE - Three mountain bikers who were knocked down by a brown bear on the Resurrection Pass Trail were able to escape with minor scrapes.

KTUU-TV reports the bikers came across the bear sow with cubs Tuesday at Mile 7 on the trail.

One of the bikers used bear spray to force the bear to leave and they road back to the trailhead where they met a Forest Service crew.

The Forest Service has posted a bear warning on the trail.



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