“Bear Spray And Blizzards”: Nouria Newman Ventures Into The Backcountry (Video)

"Oh s***, this is not people who come here. It's definitely bears"

Ever wondered what would happen if you accidentally sprayed yourself with bear repellent? Don’t worry, Nouria Newman has the answers for you.

No stranger to adventure, Nouria recently embarked on an epic trip to the mountains of Squamish, British Columbia to be the first person to paddle the Pitt River. The Pitt River is in an extremely remote location and, for Nouria, it required a solo hike over a mountain pass—in the middle of winter.

[ Also read: Q&A With Legendary Kayaker Nouria Newman ]

As if trudging through the snowy wilderness with her kayak wasn’t enough of an adventure, she managed to run into some big, furry friends along the way. Watch her adventure here.


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