It Happened in Rocky Mountain National Park

Overview

True Tales from Rocky Mountain National Park

From a bloody ambush at Grand Lake to a sudden flash flood in
Estes Park, It Happened in Rocky Mountain National Park looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of Colorado’s largest
national park.
 
Meet Patrick Finan and Tim Schuett, two campers whose trips were cut short ...

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Overview

True Tales from Rocky Mountain National Park

From a bloody ambush at Grand Lake to a sudden flash flood in
Estes Park, It Happened in Rocky Mountain National Park looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of Colorado’s largest
national park.
 
Meet Patrick Finan and Tim Schuett, two campers whose trips were cut short after a black bear’s brutal surprise attack. Learn what Hillel Ben-Avi endured after becoming lost near Fairchild Mountain for four days. And find out why noontime is a risky hour to go hiking in the summer—the news may shock you.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762742387
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Series: It Happened In Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 950,342
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Phyllis J. Perry has lived in Boulder, Colorado for forty years within an hour’s drive of Rocky Mountain National Park. She and her husband visit the park in all seasons of the year to photograph its beauties, and to enjoy hiking, cross country skiing, fishing, and camping. Among her prize winning books are Animals Under the Ground and The Secrets of the Rock. She is also the author of A Kid’s Look at Colorado; Sherlock Hounds: Our Heroic Search & Rescue Dogs; Sounds Around Us: Poems to Tickle Kids’ Ears; and The Alien, The Giant, and Rocketman.

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Table of Contents

(1) First Recorded Ascent of Longs Peak (2) The Mountain Man and the English Lady (3) Lamb's Slide (4) Artists in the Park (5) Murder in Grand Lake (6) A City Called Lulu (7) Deadly Ambush in Grand Lake (8) Digging the Grand Ditch (9) F.O. Stanley, Under Sentence of Death (10) To Kill or Not to Kill, That is the Question (11) What's In a Name?  (12) Enos Mills, Father of Rocky Mountain National Park (13) Modern Eve (14) Agnes Vaille, Deadly Attempt (15) Building Trail Ridge Road (16) The CCC in Rocky Mountain National Park (17) Alva Adams Tunnel: Seven-Sixteenths of an Inch (18) Rescue on Hallett Peak (19) Race for the Diamond (20) The Elusive Greenback Cutthroat Trout (21) Big Thompson Flood (22) Fire in Wild Basin (23) The Lawn Lake Dam Bursts (24) Samson, the Elk, Killed by Poacher (25) Death by Cougar (26) Electric Skies of Summer (27) Bear Attack! (28) Death of a Park Ranger (29) Lost and Found (30) Moose Attack!

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