Neil wrote:Thanks Brian...good info. This confirms my suspicions that just because something could happen, doesn't mean it does or will. Mountain lions certainly have the capability of inflicting harm on humans, but the odds are low that such an attack will occur anywhere in CO, especially 14ers.
This is true. I remember reading an acticle once that stated, statistcally, people are more likely to be killed by bees in the Colorado wilderness than a Mountain Lion. However, I would rather come face to face with a swarm of angry bees than an adult mountain lion, any day!