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Infographic: How to Survive Animal Encounters

Grizzly bears have been spotted in Yellowstone as of late, and hopefully, you don't run into one! Wikipedia Photo.  

With spring here, our furry friends are starting to stir and we’re bound to run into a few of them. Whether you're dealing with a bear, moose, wolf, or a swarm of bloodthirsty piranhas what to do in these situations varies and is never really clear cut. Should I attack the mountain lion chasing me or do I just play dead and hope for the best? We vote the first option. 

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Thankfully, someone with a bit of artistic talent and graphic design skills outlined a few helpful tips for spontaneous animal encounters. Huge thanks to the  Survival Spot for sharing! We can't guarantee that all these tips will work, but it's better than nothing. They're at least worth a look and laugh:


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Get Your ​TGR x Chris Benchetler ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Box Set + Collection
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Get Your ​TGR x Chris Benchetler ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Box Set + Collection

Get Your ​TGR x Chris Benchetler ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Box Set + Collection

Relighting the Fire! Fire On The Mountain! TGR has a very limited number of  Box Sets available for sale on our channels. In addition, we are honored to introduce this capsule apparel collection designed by Chris Benchetler that compliments the box set release. Elements of the artwork and box set translate beautifully to an apparel collection that is exclusive are only available via presale here on the TGR Shop. You may have seen but you’ve never seen anything like this box set!

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The Future of Powersports is Female with Polaris Women’s Council
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The Future of Powersports is Female with Polaris Women’s Council

The Future of Powersports is Female with Polaris Women’s Council

This week in Women in the Mountains, we sat down with pro-skier and snowmobiler Amy David. David is part of Polaris’ new Women’s Council, which aims to increase female participation in powersports. Hillary Maybery photo. What does a big mountain pro-skier, stunt double, rodeo champion, and Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Famer have in common? They're all part of Polaris' new Empowersports Women's Riding Council. The brand just launched this new committee with hopes of expanding and

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Podcast: How Did the Environment Become Such a Polarizing Issue?
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Podcast: How Did the Environment Become Such a Polarizing Issue?

Podcast: How Did the Environment Become Such a Polarizing Issue?

Picture this: Nancy Pelosi and Newt Gingrich sitting side by side and asking you to care about climate change. Sounds like an SNL skit right? Except it’s not, you can watch the real advertisement here. Climate change didn’t use to be a divisive issue in America, in fact, many members of the Republican Party used to support climate change action. So what changed? The podcast How to Save a Planet set out to discover why, and in this episode, they explore how conservative ideals became