The Custer County Sheriff’s Department spotted a black bear in the Black Hills less than a half-mile south of Custer yesterday:
The bear is not known to have wrought any mayhem on the non-indigenous population of greater Custer. To the north, however, Black Elk Peak claimed two casualties over the weekend:
Custer County Search & rescue posts pix of their rescue operation, but none of the lady hiking down the mountain with a stick sticking out of her upper leg—darn!
Sure, don’t leave your food sitting out for the bear. But watch out for the real killers: Trail 9 and sticks!