Grizzly Bear

Pioneer Outfitters began in 1924 with Grizzly Bear Hunts. A long time tradition, hunting the North country for this mighty animal, Grizzly Bear hunting has always been the hunt of the brave.

There is simply nothing more impressive, more captivating, more emblematic of the North American wilds than the Grizzly Bear.

“Those who have packed far up into grizzly country know that the presence of even one grizzly on the land elevates the mountains, deepens the canyons, chills the winds, brightens the stars, darkens the forest, and quickens the pulse of all who enter it.”

John Murray   


Grizzly Bear Hunts

We have one of the only areas in Alaska that a Grizzly Bear may be taken every year instead of one every four years. With an area of 55 by 65 miles, our Bear population supports this harvest. Our Grizzlies never leave the Chisana Valley ~ they are true Mountain Grizzlies.

The Grizzly Bear is a North American subspecies of the Brown Bear.

These awe-inspiring giants tend to be solitary animals—with the exception of females and their cubs—but at times they do congregate. Grizzly bears are powerful, top-of-the-food-chain predators, yet much of their diet consists of nuts, berries, fruit, leaves, and roots. Bears also eat other animals, from rodents to moose.

The cold breeze that is always blowing off the glacier ice makes the Grizzly’s coats prime, thick and silky. Black Bear may also be taken at no additional fee to your hunt.

Good binoculars and patience is what it takes to be a good Grizzly Bear hunter. You must be willing to sit and glass and let the bears do the moving. One more good point, you do not need hip boots here, in Chisana!

Single Specie Fall Grizzly Bear Hunt            $16,900.00

(On this hunt, extra days may be purchased at a per day rate of $500.00)

Pioneer Outfitters Combination Hunts:
12 Days, 1 x 1, 2- Specie Hunt (any combo)… $20,900.00
20 Days, 1 x 1, All Game Hunt… $32,900.00
30 Days, All Game Hunts … $42,900.00

At a cost of $1,000.00 per day, you may purchase up to 5 extra days to add onto ANY 12-Day Hunt.

A non-hunting companion may accompany our 12-Day Hunt for an additional $2,200.00.

~We can tailor any Hunt to suit your needs, just ask!

There are #4, 20 Day All Game Hunts per fall season.

A non-hunting companion may accompany this hunt for an additional $4,400.00.

There are #4, 30 Day All Game Hunts per fall season.

A non-hunting companion may accompany this hunt for an additional $6,600.00.

Seasons & extra critters:
Interior Mountain Grizzly Bear: No closed season
Dall Sheep: August 10- September 20
Alaska-Yukon Moose: September 1- September 30

Other Critters:
Timber Wolf: August 10- May 31
Wolverine: September 1- March 31
Black Bear: No Closed Season

New Hunt Schedule (12 Day Time Frames)

FIRST HUNT (Aug 8- Aug 22)

  • Arrive CZN               August 8
  • Hunt                           August 10-21
  • Depart CZN              August 22

SECOND HUNT (Aug 22- Sept 4)

  • Arrive CZN               August 22
  • Hunt                           August 23- September 3
  • Depart CZN              September 4

THIRD HUNT (Sept 4- Sept 17)

  • Arrive CZN               September 4
  • Hunt                           September 5- September 16
  • Depart CZN              September 17

FOURTH HUNT (Sept 19- Oct. 1)

  • Arrive CZN               September 19
  • Hunt                           September 20- September 30
  • Depart CZN              October 1

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