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British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

December 1980

Near Christmas of 1980, my father and friend decided to go snowmobiling about 9:00 pm and as my uncle was up visiting from Calgary I asked if we could tag along on my smaller sled. We unloaded the sleds and took off up Hadikin's mill road to try and get to Nancy Greene lake. It started snowing quite heavy and my father and his friend were getting bogged down trying to break trail into the lake (probably 40 miles into the deep woods) We turned the sleds around to head back, and my dad said him and his friend were going to race back to the truck and for me and my uncle to just putt back. I was about 4 miles down the fresh tracks when my uncle asked to drive. We switched spots and he made it to first corner and put the sled into a burn pile on the left side of the trail getting us stuck. While we were tramping a trail down in front of the sled we both started to smell something very strong (rotten meat) and my uncle went into hysterics crying and screaming bear. I, being a hunter sinc...

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