By Flyod Schmoe
* An eloquently written tale, laced with appreciations of the region's normal 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 on my own in a towering global of snow and ice and incomparable attractiveness, until eventually the plows arrived to loose them at the fourth of July. So started an extended love affair with Mount Rainier. And here's Floyd Schmoe's account of it; a pleasant and informative portrait of a mountain throughout 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 techniques of timber and vegetation, thoughts of mountain climbing, the conduct of glaciers and volcanoes, the curious truth of a mouse being came upon at very excessive altitude, the peculiarities of tourists-and even more. this can be a booklet for someone interested in the mysteries of the excessive country.
The writer was once the 1st naturalist for Mount Rainier nationwide Park and a two-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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