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Video: Spring backcountry skiing - beware the bears!
Shot on Mt. Tallac, a 9739-foot peak to the southwest of Lake Tahoe, in late May, the video shows two backcountry skiers out for a few late season runs. But if you watch closely, you'll see that they ran into more than they had bargained for when the cameraman skis right past a bear.
Having no doubt just awoken from its winter slumber, the groggy bear was likely just as surprised to see the skiers. Fortunately, no one was hurt in this encounter, but I'm sure a few hearts skipped a beat.