Bear and two cubs chasing a hiker in Alaska
Bears following hiker on a trail

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A man camping in Alaska had an extremely close encounter with a huge grizzly bear and her two cubs on a trail. The clip starts with the man nervously describing the scene as two bear cubs and a mother bear are walking towards him on a trail in Katmai National Park in Alaska. "I am walking backwards on the trail backward to the camp, the man says calmly. "The mom and the cubs keep following me and are walking at least as fast as I am." "What I don't want to do as I'm walking backwards is stumble," the man admits in the clip. Understanding the severity of the situation and possible deadly outcomes, the man starts pleading with the animals. "Come on, guys," the man says, "give me a break." Eventually, the man and the cubs made it back to camp, and the animals can be seen walking away from the man at the edge of a body of water. Though the interaction went about as smoothy as one could expect with a grizzly and her cubs chasing you on a trail, the credit should go to the man, who handled the situation properly. He kept himself calm, and walked away from the bears with a watchful eye. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.

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wailnshred : Mama bear to cubs "Wanna see something funny, lets follow this guy"

Kotte Animation : Legends says this man is still walking backwards.....

Jerry Metz : Good thing you're prepared to film your own death if you have to.

dazhibernian : Yes lead them back to camp so everyone gets slaughtered.

Ender41948 H : WOW & YIKES! He definitely handled this situation like a boss! Glad they weren't starving at the moment.

KING : If i ever was in this situation my soul wouldโ€™ve left my body.

DapperBones : Bears on a nature walk. They were just out for a stroll

lemmysfibroma : "Excuse me sir, do you have a moment to talk about our lord and savior Kratos?"

Mi : And then behind him there's another bear who's filming the human filming the other bears and saying, "ok so I'm walking backwards away from this human who is walking backwards towards me"

Nameless King : This guy is totally Canadian. โ€œAwcome on guysโ€

yuki1014 001 : Cub 1: Why is it leaving! Cub 2: Shhhh you have to be slow and quiet... Mama Bear: Didn't I tell you two not to chase the humans?

Canada ATV Adventures : That is NOT chasing , they are just using the same trail .... if they were chasing the person would be dead

PC. Yann : Walks backwards........ trips over skunk.

Zettaisback : The mom and the cubs know you're the father and want you to take responsibility.

GoldenTV3 : This man must've been giving his last prayers.

John Caash : LEGEND HAS IT....He's STILL walking backwards to this day.....

Tania Berg : Mother is not following you and you just happens in her way and if you get off walking way and she will go pass from you and believe me if she want wants attack you and she can go 35 miles per hour from start and shes faster than racing horse to start to finish and she trust you that you won't harm her babies and she has been around people a very long time and I hope you just changed your shorts LOL

As It is : Edit the title to: Khabib and his family chasing me.

- Crestamorph - : "Okay kids. The rule to scaring a human is to not attack it, but rather stalk it and make it feel uncomfortable."

Technum : Now children, after me: *kills man*

Niki M : I screamed and started running just watching this video. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Shrigga : Bear: Hello sir, would you like to talk about our lord and savior Winnie the pooh? Guy: IT WANTS TO EAT ME

Con Fidential : PSA: BEARS USE TRAILS TOO, trails are *unsuprisingly easy to walk through compared to dense unbroken forest*

g : I'm assuming you're not supposed to turn around and run ?

๐™‰๐™Š๐˜ฟ_๐™ˆ๐˜ผ๐™†๐™Š : Dude playing with heโ€™s life

Stephen Nielsen : The mom could have easily said โ€œHungry, kids? Let me fix you some lunch.โ€

Matt B : 1:54 Bear is like: "Huh, that was a weird guy, wonder what his problem was?" xD

yasser Chill : The poor man still walking backwards till today!

Maurice Jones : They just wanna talk too you bout your skin care products

Moist Nugget : This video does a great job of putting into perspective how yuge grizzly bears are.

Jay Jones : Some say he's still walking backwards to this day.

Stolen Sweetroll : One thing you never do when a Mama Bear is near by is run away. Makes mama think your prey getting away

little nick : Lol so calm "come on guys give me a break"

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London Taylor : The last thing I would do, is to try film this lol...

Mark Arnott : OH goodie a human near a mother bear๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘‰ & cubs let the chase begin haa ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ run u fuker run

ASDFGHJKL dfghjhgcgyuigfyuij : bear: "only you can prevent forest fires"

Onyx1916 : Bears: Dude, come on! We just want some directions!

Watson Peanut : Damn the new Yogi movie looks great ๐Ÿ‘

Surprize Toyz Collector : They just wanted to play with you :)

The Supreme Meme : Ah yes, family activities

Johnathan Reynolds : Somebody else comes along from camp...so if s**t gets real I just have to outrun them

Scotland : I bet Michael Jackson never done a moonwalk like that .

oh yeah yeah : Did be toucha spaghet?!

Itsyaboi : They were more just pursuing you.. not chasing.

Aaron Shepherd : This could be an Olympic sport.

Neal Garrison : I am walking backwards to camp...... To change my skivvies

Brock Dancho : Knowing my luck there would be a snake behind me

Nat Nat : Bear: uh sir, we kinda lost can u show us the way back to the forest? The man: *walk backwards* Bear: well, we just follow you then...