>> This bridge is on the Old Donner Pass Highway. It has spectacular Sierra >> Views and views of Donner Lake and Donner Pass on Route 80 (California). >> >> A bear was walking across Rainbow Bridge (Old Hwy 40 at Donner Summit, >> Truckee) on Saturday when two cars also crossing the bridge scared the >> bear into jumping over the edge of the bridge. Somehow the bear caught >> the ledge and was able to pull itself to safety. Authorities decided >> that nothing could be done to help Saturday night so they returned >> Sunday morning to find the bear sound asleep on the ledge. After >> securing a net under the bridge the bear was tranquilized, fell into the >> net, lowered, then woke up and walked out of the net.