A Year in Paradise by Flyod Schmoe PDF

By Flyod Schmoe

ISBN-10: 0898866537

ISBN-13: 9780898866537

ISBN-10: 1258317001

ISBN-13: 9781258317003

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

* contains ancient photos

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 international of snow and ice and incomparable attractiveness, until eventually the plows arrived to loose them at the fourth of July. So begun 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 forged a spell on him: the shy mountain goat, the reproductive approaches of timber and crops, strategies of hiking, the behavior 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 booklet for someone attracted to 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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By Flyod Schmoe

ISBN-10: 0898866537

ISBN-13: 9780898866537

ISBN-10: 1258317001

ISBN-13: 9781258317003

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

* contains ancient photos

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 international of snow and ice and incomparable attractiveness, until eventually the plows arrived to loose them at the fourth of July. So begun 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 forged a spell on him: the shy mountain goat, the reproductive approaches of timber and crops, strategies of hiking, the behavior 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 booklet for someone attracted to 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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