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The Young Alaskans in the Rockies by Emerson Hough

THE YOUNG ALASKANS IN THE ROCKIES

BY EMERSON HOUGH

ILLUSTRATED

HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON MCMXIII

COPYRIGHT, 1913, BY HARPER & BROTHERS

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER, 1913

[Illustration: A TRAPPER'S SHACK, STANDING AT THE EDGE OF THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN LAKE WHICH LAY GREEN AND MIRROR-LIKE, SURROUNDED ON ALL SIDES BY GREAT MOUNTAIN WALLS]

CONTENTS

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I. ROB, JOHN, AND JESSE IN CAMP 9 II. AT THE FIRESIDE 18 III. HITTING THE TRAIL 28 IV. WESTWARD HO 48 V. HIGHER THAN THE ROCKIES 54 VI. THE ATHABASCA AT LAST 63 VII. CROSSING THE ATHABASCA 68 VII. IN HIGH ALTITUDES 78 IX. THE HEART OF THE MOUNTAINS 85 X. RAINBOW LAKE 91 XI. THE PASS 102 XII. THE WILDERNESS 116 XIII. AFTER THE WHITE GOATS 126 XIV. DOWN THE FRASER 144 XV. THE GREAT MOUNTAIN 156 XVI. AT THE TETE JAUNE CACHE 162 XVII. LEO THE GRIZZLY-HUNTER 172 XVIII. SOUTHWARD BOUND 180 XIX. ON THE CANOE RIVER 186 XX. CARIBOU IN CAMP 192 XXI. THE FIRST BEAR CAMP 198 XXII. THE YOUNG GRIZZLY-HUNTERS 215 XXIII. ONWARD BOUND 241 XXIV. THE BOAT ENCAMPMENT 247 XXV. HISTORY ON THE GROUND 263 XXVI. DOWN THE COLUMBIA 276 XXVII. ON THE RAPIDS 283 XXVIII. IN SIGHT OF SAFETY 295 XXIX. STORIES OF THE COLUMBIA 303 XXX. THE END OF THE TRAIL 315

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A TRAPPER'S SHACK, STANDING AT THE EDGE OF THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN LAKE WHICH LAY GREEN AND MIRROR-LIKE, SURROUNDED ON ALL SIDES BY GREAT MOUNTAIN WALLS _Frontispiece_


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