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By Flyod Schmoe

* An eloquently written tale, laced with appreciations of the region's traditional history

* comprises 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 resort, they'd be on my own in a towering international 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 this is 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 forged a spell on him: the shy mountain goat, the reproductive strategies of timber and vegetation, concepts of mountaineering, 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. it is a publication 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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