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Man mauled by bear near Chilkoot Lake

Released from Bartlett Hospital this week

 

February 11, 2021

Courtesy of Graham Kraft.

Jeff Moskowitz covers Bart Pieciul, who was suffering from a broken arm and numerous puncture wounds, with layers and spoons him to provide extra warmth while they waited for the U.S. Coast Guard to arrive.

Bart Pieciul, 38, was released from the Bartlett Regional Hospital Tuesday after being mauled by a brown bear during a backcountry ski outing above the Glory Hole Road above Chilkoot Lake on Saturday, Feb. 6.

Pieciul's ski partners, Graham Kraft...



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