The Anchorage Daily News reports Joanne Saunders, 52, suffered a broken nose and ripped leg after being attacked by a grizzly in Savage River area of Denali
Saunders said she was sitting on a rock when the bear ran at her. She adopted a fetal position until the bear left.
The confrontation with the Saunders took place in the early afternoon on the west side of the Savage River not far from where a footbridge crosses the water about a mile and a half from the park road. They were off trail at the time.