Death on Katahdin: And Other Misadventures in Maine's Baxter State Park

Death on Katahdin: And Other Misadventures in Maine's Baxter State Park

by Randi Minetor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608934171
Publisher: Down East Books
Publication date: 09/14/2018
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 233,865
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Randi Minetor has written more than thirty books, including Historic Glacier National Park, Death in Glacier National Park, Death in Zion National Park, and Death on Mount Washington. She lives in Rochester, New York.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: Defying Pamola xi

Chapter 1 The Ten Longest Days: The Search for the Mott Brothers 1

Chapter 2 Looking for Roy Bradeen 21

Chapter 3 Split Seconds: Lightning Strikes 31

Chapter 4 The Shortcut, the Hurricane, and the Search 57

Chapter 5 Storm Over Fort Mountain: The Crash of a C-54 75

Chapter 6 The Murderous Phantom of the Allagash 91

Chapter 7 The 4,700-Foot February Bivouac 103

Chapter 8 The Elderly Man and His Friend 117

Chapter 9 A Sliding Slab of Snow 125

Chapter 10 Over the Knife Edge 133

Chapter 11 A Peak Bagger's Obsession 145

Chapter 12 Under Water and Rocks: Bad Luck and Hubris in the Wilderness 151

Epilogue: How to Stay Alive in Baxter State Park 163

Appendix: List of Deaths 1933-2017 in Chronological Order 169

References 173

Index 185

About the Author 197

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