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Jimmy Simpson: legend of the Rockies

Hart, E. J.

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ISBN 10: 0919381537 / ISBN 13: 9780919381537
Published by Altitude Pub., Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1991
Used Condition: Very good. Soft cover
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219 p. : ill.; 24 cm. Includes Illustrations. Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-215) and index. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0003895

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Title: Jimmy Simpson: legend of the Rockies

Publisher: Altitude Pub., Banff, Alberta, Canada

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Trade paperback

Book Condition:Very good.

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This biography of the colourful and energetic pioneer and hunter, Jimmy Simpson, was written by the director of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

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The Stoney Indians called him "Nashan-esen" meaning "wolverine-go-quick" because of his speed in traveling on snowshoes over the rugged landscape of the Canadian Rockies. This book is the story of Jimmy Simpson's eighty year epic as one of the most important guides, outfitters, lodge operators, hunters, naturalists, and artists in the Canadian Rockies. The story takes him from blazing the trails in the valley bottoms to ascending some of the highest peaks in the range, from leading scientists, mountaineers, big game hunters and world famous artists through some of the unimaginable scenery on earth to entertaining thousands of visitors at his famous lodge at Bow Lake with his true and tall tales of the pioneer days.

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