Books I recommend:
The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Signet Classics) Mass Market Paperback – July 5, 2011 by John Bakeless (Editor, Introduction), Landon Y. Jones (Afterword)
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West Paperback – June 2, 1997 by Stephen Ambrose (Author)
Charlie Russell: The Cowboy Years Paperback – October 1, 2013 by Jane Lambert (Author)
I Will Fight No More Forever: Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War, by Merrill Beal, Jun 28, 2000
Young Men and Fire, Norman Maclean. The account of the 1949 Mann Gulch Fire, the elite airborne firefighters who fought it- the Smoke Jumpers, and Maclean’s investigation of the causes of the fire and the reasons a dozen men died fighting it.
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America, Timothy Egan, 2009. The story of the 1910 fires that ravaged the forests of eastern Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana, destroying towns and timber. Also the story of Roosevelt and his Chief Forester Gifford Pinchot; their conservation ethic, the birth of the Forest Service, and the surrounding controversy.
Grizzly Years: In Search of the American Wilderness,by Doug Peacock Apr 15, 1996
Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance (revised edition) First Edition Revised Edition, by Stephen Herrero, May, 2002
Buffalo Soldiers, Tom Willard, June 1996
Travels in Alaska, by John Muir, Mar 12, 2012
Travels in the Greater Yellowstone, by Jack Turner May 12, 2009
Yosemite, by Kate Nearpass Ogden, 2015
NOLS Wilderness Medicine: 5th Edition (NOLS Library), by Tod Schimelpfenig and Joan Safford Jan 1, 2013
The National Outdoor Leadership School’s Wilderness Guide: The Classic Handbook, Revised and Updated, by Mark Harvey Jun 17, 1999
Staying Found: The Complete Map and Compass Handbook, by June Fleming Oct 1, 2001
Backpacker Magazine’s Trailside Navigation: Map and Compass, by Molly Absolon Jun 15, 2010
Listening to Cougar, by Marc Bekoff and Cara Blessley Lowe Nov 30, 2008
Walking the Big Wild: From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bear’s Trail, by Karsten Heuer Jun 24, 2005
Last Stand; George Bird Grinnell, The Battle To Save The Buffalo, And The Birth Of The New West, by Michael Punke, 2007
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powel and the Second Opening of the West, by Wallace Stegner Mar 1, 1992
Black Elk Speaks: The Complete Edition, March 2014, by John G. Neihardt (Author), Philip J. Deloria (Introduction), Vine Deloria Jr. (Foreword)
Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail, by Theodore Roosevelt, w/ 83 illustrations by Frederic Remington, First Bison Book Printing- paper, 1983
Seven Trails West, Paperback Sept, 2000 by Arthur King Peters (Author) May be difficult to find; Collector material- The first book of its kind, Seven Trails West explores the major routes that linked the country to the Far West: the trail blazed by Lewis and Clark, the Santa Fe Trail, the Oregon-California Trail, the Mormon Trail, the Pony Express, the Transcontinental Telegraph, and the Transcontinental Railroad.
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan
Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park, by James Willard Schultz May 8, 2002
Superior Psalms: The Poetry of Isle Royale and the Porcupine Mountains, by Greg M. Romaneck Jun 26, 2006
Canoeing with the Cree [Deluxe Edition], Publisher: Borealis Books; Revised edition, by Eric Sevareid, 2005
Of Time and Place, by Sigurd F Olson Jul 4, 2012
ARRL’s Small Antennas for Small Spaces Paperback – December 14, 2015 by Steve Ford
Portable Wire Antennas Paperback – April 15, 2015 by John W. Hill
Transmitter Hunting: Radio Direction Finding Simplifued, by Moell and Curlee, 1987
Sites I recommend:
Hikersforlife Join bigtoe & friends; hiking Malaysia and elsewhere
sweetwilder a blog about a hiking famly’s outdoor adventures
The KØNR Radio Site VHF/UHF, QRP, mountaintop operating
QRP ARCI, ‘Low-Power’ Amatuer Radio Club International
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