When I opened Facebook that day in October saw Bob’s post about the incident, I stopped in my tracks. It’s pretty much your worst nightmare becoming reality.
It affected me so much, the following week, while mountain biking, we turned around early because we had a bad spidey sense about things and didn’t feel like taking any risks. That was overkill, I’ll admit but sometimes it feels nice to play it safe.
I was glad Bob was willing to come on the show and share his experience. He was bow hunting for elk with his good friend Greg Gibson at the time and while most of us might not be out hunting, we’re certainly out playing in the wilderness and there are many lessons to be learned from their story. One is bear spray. The other is bring Greg Gibson with you. 🙂
Bob and Greg were fortunate in so many ways, of course. The outcome could have been far worse. So I hope this episode prepares you next time you are out there – not to scare you, but to prepare you.
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Jennifer Fortune says
Great interview Lisa. I really enjoyed the story and glad Bob the hunter was ok. Amazing how some people do have more than one “lives”. To be honest I’m glad I don’t live where Grizzly bears roam free like WY but to see them in nature would be frickin awesome-but not up close and personal.
Lisa Gerber says
Or up close and “intimate” like Bob was!!! totally agreed, Jennifer. thanks for checking it out.
Glad his friend helped instead of running.
Good ending for all even though you all got bear sprayed.
Lisa Gerber says
Crazy story isn’t it? Thanks for listening, Deanna!! 🙂
celeste grace says
What an amazing story! Great interview. I listen to your podcasts regularly, and all are educational and entertaining. This one in particular. Well done!