Bears Don't Care about Your Problems: More Funny Shit in the Woods from

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Mountaineers Books
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5.5 X 0.6 X 8.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author

Brendan Leonard is a writer, illustrator, and filmmaker, and the creator of He's been an adventure writer since 2004, has authored 11 books, created award-winning short films, illustrated ad campaigns, and spoken to audiences across the United States, and around the world. His editorial work has appeared in Alpinist, CNN, Outside, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Backpacker, Adventure Cyclist, and dozens of other publications, and his clients have included Arc'teryx, Strava, La Sportiva, Smartwool, the American Alpine Club, and Protect Our Winters.


In Bears Don't Care About Your Problems...Outside's Semi-Rad columnist Brendan Leonard remarks on the sometimes-absurd moments that punctuate an adventure-filled life. His sharp drawings and commentary touch on topics like camping in bear territory, pooping in a bag, and running hundreds of miles just because you can.--Outside
Inspiring everyday folks who dream big, but maybe can't always go big is kind of Leonard's thing.... [Bears Don't Care About Your Problems] serves as a sort of gut-busting greatest hits from the annals of Semi-Rad, complete with fresh illustrations and a foreword written by AJ's own Steve Casimiro.--Shawnte Salabert "Adventure Journal "
Fully absorbing, inherently fascinating, and laugh out loud funny.--Midwest Book Review
[Bears Don't Care About Your Problems] is indeed focused on the outdoor lifestyle, but I think even if you're more indoorsy, there's something universal here.--Ryan Warner "Colorado Matters "
Prepare to relate and laugh your ass off even as Leonard, in his understated way, gives you the necessary tools to pursue a successful outdoor life.... Leonard's stories are much more than just a laugh or step-by-step guide on lightening the weight in your backpack. Bears Don't Care About Your Problems draws insights on human nature, character, and perspective.--Zoe Leibovitch "Climbing Magazine "