Mountain lion stares down Sierra hikers in frightening encounter

Two trail runners from San Luis Obispo County were on their first day of an 11-day backpacking trip to hike the High Sierra Trail up to Mount Whitney in Sequoia National Forest when they spotted a mountain lion. See the frightening encounter.
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Two trail runners from San Luis Obispo County were on their first day of an 11-day backpacking trip to hike the High Sierra Trail up to Mount Whitney in Sequoia National Forest when they spotted a mountain lion. See the frightening encounter.

Two Sierra hikers and a mountain lion had a tense staredown. It lasted 20 minutes

August 07, 2017 11:42 AM