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Death in Glacier National Park: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness in the Crown of the Continent

Death in Glacier National Park Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness in the Crown of the Continent Adventures in the wilderness can be dramatic and deadly Glacier National Park s death records date back to January when a man froze to death while snowshoeing between Cut Bank and St Mary All to

  • Title: Death in Glacier National Park: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness in the Crown of the Continent
  • Author: Randi Minetor
  • ISBN: 9781493024001
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Paperback
  • Adventures in the wilderness can be dramatic and deadly Glacier National Park s death records date back to January 1913, when a man froze to death while snowshoeing between Cut Bank and St Mary All told, 260 people have died or are presumed to have died in the park during the first hundred years of its existence One man fell into a crevasse on East Gunsight Peak whileAdventures in the wilderness can be dramatic and deadly Glacier National Park s death records date back to January 1913, when a man froze to death while snowshoeing between Cut Bank and St Mary All told, 260 people have died or are presumed to have died in the park during the first hundred years of its existence One man fell into a crevasse on East Gunsight Peak while skiing its steep north face, and another died while moonlight biking on the Sun Road A man left his wife and five children at the Apgar picnic area and disappeared on Lake McDonald His boat was found halfway up the west shore wedged between rocks with the propeller stuck in gravel Collected here are some the most gripping accounts in park history of these unfortunate events caused by natural forces or human folly.

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    1 thought on “Death in Glacier National Park: Stories of Accidents and Foolhardiness in the Crown of the Continent

    1. Well, probably the first adult book that I have read in one day in over 9 years. I was an interesting read mostly because I was familiar with many of the locations written about.

    2. Having read much about Glacier's natural history, building and development, Blackfeet legend and of course grizzlies, I thought this was an interesting avenue to explore. Fascinating accounts of preventable misfortunes and search/rescue efforts, and a reminder to take NPS advice and warnings seriously in the wild, it only takes a second, or an inch to turn fun into tragedy. This book is an overview, not in-depth, but gives a good feeling for the terrain, hazards, development of policy, and searc [...]

    3. Almost exclusively drawn from media reports rather than park archives and files, this book provides an encyclopedic look at people who have died in the park rather than focusing on a representative number and delving deep enough to provide much significant insight. It's a good read if you have an interest in the subject matter and provides some valuable advice at the end as well as a table showing names, dates, and manner of death that is interesting to absorb. But it's not on par with Death in [...]

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