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RE: Seattle runners. Cougar attack (fatality) in Washington: Same trail as the course used for downhill marathons?

setyourselffree wrote:


Slow Region wrote:
If you see one, it has probably been following you for a while and decided you aren't dangerous enough to hide from.


That’s what nightmares are made of, right there. Thanks for the future night terrors!


The first time I went fastpacking was about 100 miles through a portion of the PCT in fall in southern California. My mileage doubled real quick after the first day as fresh cougar prints we're going both directions in the sandy trails. I didn't notice then until night fell and the headlamp illuminated the paw prints. After reading this story I too will considering carrying a fixed blade knife and maybe some firecrackers to light if need be.

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