By Flyod Schmoe
* An eloquently written tale, laced with appreciations of the region's ordinary history
* comprises ancient pictures
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 lodge, they'd be by myself in a towering international of snow and ice and incomparable attractiveness, till the plows arrived to unfastened them at the fourth of July. So all started an extended love affair with Mount Rainier. And this is Floyd Schmoe's account of it; a pleasant and informative portrait of a mountain during 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 procedures of timber and crops, strategies of mountaineering, the conduct of glaciers and volcanoes, the curious truth of a mouse being discovered at very excessive altitude, the peculiarities of tourists-and even more. it is a e-book 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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