Reliving a Grizzly Attack
Back in August 2005 a father and daughter on vacation in Glacier National Park were hiking along the Grinnell Glacier Trail when they surprised a sow grizzly and her cubs. The bear mauled both father and daughter, yet despite that and despite tumbling down a cliff, the two survived.
In a marvelous and compelling piece of story telling built upon 18 months of interviews, Thomas Curwen of the Los Angeles Times recounts the horror of that attack and how Johann Otter and his daughter, Jenna, survived the attack and endured the wait for a rescue.
You can read the first installment of this story here; the second can be found here.