The March 2013 issue of Backpacker magazine includes a feature piece about the third year of grizzly bear surveys conducted by CCCP and colleagues last summer. Journalist Ted Alvarez joined Bill Gaines and his crew during an adventurous backpacking trip into the remote Chilliwack River/Easy Ridge region of North Cascades National Park. Despite the spotty huckleberry season, the crew found bear hairs at every one of their corrals. Any grizzlies? We’re ever hopeful, but DNA tests are still pending. Meanwhile, you can read the full article here.