Historic Denali National Park and Preserve: The Stories Behind One of America's Great Treasures

Historic Denali National Park and Preserve: The Stories Behind One of America's Great Treasures

by Tracy Salcedo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493028917
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 824,416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Tracy Salcedo is the author of Historic Yosemite National Park. She resides in California’s Wine Country.

Table of Contents

Preface: A Walk on the Wild Side vi

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 The Native Name 1

Chapter 2 Denali's First People 8

Chapter 3 Mountaineering: First to the Top 26

Chapter 4 Kantishna 46

Chapter 5 Denali in Two Steps: Defining and Redefining a National Park 59

Chapter 6 Of Sheep, Wolves, and Men: Charles Sheldon, Adolph Murie, and Gordon Haber 80

Chapter 7 Mountaineering: The Second Wave 93

Chapter 8 Supermen: Harry Karstens and Grant Pearson 113

Chapter 9 On Denali's Skirts: Superwomen 130

Chapter 10 Let the Big Dogs Run 143

Chapter 11 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles 159

Chapter 12 Denali's Natural History 175

Chapter 13 Rock and Ice: A Mountain of Science 200

Chapter 14 Defining Wilderness: A Different Kind of National Park 220

Chapter 15 Denali by the Numbers 225

Acknowledgments 227

Resources and Further Reading 229

Index 239

About the Author 249

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