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By Burton Harris

ISBN-10: 0803272642

ISBN-13: 9780803272644

John Colter used to be a crack hunter with the Lewis and Clark day trip sooner than outstanding out on his personal as a mountain guy and fur dealer. A solitary trip within the iciness of 1807-8 took him into present-day Wyoming. To unbelieving trappers he later stated attractions that encouraged the identify of Colter's Hell. It used to be a sulfurous position of hidden fires, smoking pits, and capturing water. And it used to be genuine. John Colter is understood to background as most likely the 1st white guy to find the area that now comprises Yellowstone nationwide Park. In a vintage booklet, first released in 1952, Burton Harris weighs the proof and legends a few guy who used to be dogged through misfortune and "robbed of the simply rewards he had earned."

This Bison publication version contains a 1977 addendum by means of the writer and a brand new creation by way of David Lavender, who considers Colter's striking wintry weather trip within the gentle of present scholarship. 

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