By Flyod Schmoe
* An eloquently written tale, laced with appreciations of the region's average history
* contains historical images
In midwinter 1920, Floyd Schmoe and his bride struggled up Mount Rainier on snowshoes on a long-delayed honeymoon. because the new caretakers at Paradise hotel, they might be by myself in a towering global of snow and ice and incomparable good looks, until eventually the plows arrived to loose them at the fourth of July. So all started a protracted love affair with Mount Rainier. And this is Floyd Schmoe's account of it; a pleasant and informative portrait of a mountain in the course of the seasons of the year.
via his own narrative, Schmoe writes of many stuff that mixed to solid a spell on him: the shy mountain goat, the reproductive strategies of timber and vegetation, concepts of hiking, the behavior of glaciers and volcanoes, the curious truth of a mouse being chanced on at very excessive altitude, the peculiarities of tourists-and even more. it is a booklet for an individual interested in the mysteries of the excessive country.
The writer used to be the 1st naturalist for Mount Rainier nationwide Park and a two-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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