Mount Mansfield

The Chin on Mount Mansfield (4393') on a perfect spring day as seen from the Long Trail - June 2008


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yatsek - Nov 14, 2008 1:18 am - Voted 10/10

Do you have

any black bears in this area?


Tahawus - Nov 17, 2008 4:27 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Do you have

Black Bears do live in the Green Mountains in Vermont. They're fairly harmless, as long as one dosen't get between a mother and her next of kin or do something stupid like feeding them. After nearly five years of hiking in the Northeast I've never seen one, although I have seen signs of them around.


Noondueler - Feb 4, 2009 11:30 pm - Voted 10/10

Thanks for your shots

of the Appalachians.


Tahawus - Feb 8, 2009 12:50 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Thanks for your shots

My pleasure.


lcarreau - May 31, 2009 10:46 pm - Voted 10/10

Bears tend to migrate

out of areas ravaged by fire or encroachment
of human habitations.

I wonder how many bears lived in the
Northeast during the 1700's ???

Arizona has black bears, but I've only seen
five during the past 15 years.

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