Mountain Time: A Yellowstone Memoir
I've had this book on my shelf for a number of years. Not sure why it's taken me so long to read it.
Although he doesn't say the exact dates, it appears that Schullery worked in Yellowstone just a few years before I did. The episode when he got to stand next to Old Faithful as it was erupting had me totally jealous. The rest of the first and third parts seemed like pretty standard ranger memoir, but particularly enjoyable since I know the park. The meditation on the pejorative aspect of the term
Partly because it was written before the wolf reintroduction and grizzly bear recovery, it is an interesting read. What was the Park like in the 80's with elk in high numbers a ...more