Through Early Yellowstone: Adventuring by Bicycle, Covered Wagon, Foot, Horseback, and Skis


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$29.95  $27.85
Granite Peak Publications
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7.5 X 9.2 X 0.9 inches | 2.0 pounds

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About the Author

Janet Chapple is a Montana native whose parents once worked at Old Faithful Inn, the historic lodge in Yellowstone Park. She is the author of Yellowstone Treasures and the cotranslator of the English edition of Yellowstone, Land of Wonders, an 1883 travelogue to and through Yellowstone by Belgian travel writer Jules Leclercq. She lives in Oakland, California.


"Stories and graphics combine to make Through Early Yellowstone a beautiful, informative, and highly entertaining read . . . Those who enjoy nature writing or armchair traveling will find this book to be a unique opportunity to experience Yellowstone Park through the eyes of those who saw it first. Their awe and jubilance, expressed in the parlance of the day, charms and delights." --Foreword Reviews
"As informed and informative as it is inherently fascinating and consistently compelling . . . Through Early Yellowstone is very highly recommended for the personal reading lists for anyone that has visited and appreciated the Yellowstone country, and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community and academic library Travel History and American History reference collections in general, and Yellowstone National Park supplemental studies reading lists in particular." --Midwest Book Review
"The accounts of how [Yellowstone] changed travelers who ventured into it are particularly enjoyable . . . . A gallery of watercolors from 1884 by T. H. Thomas . . . is also stunning and provides another captivating window into the area." --Amanda Eggert, Explore Big Sky
"Just as captivating as the descriptions of geothermal features is the portrayal of those who called the area home. The accounts of how [Yellowstone] changed travelers... are particularly enjoyable. The artwork... is also stunning." --Amanda Eggert, Explore Yellowstone
"Entire chapter on Frank Lenz, including Janet Chapple's introduction, to be reprinted. Pages 163-77 are to be excerpted together with the illustrations and a bio of the author. An ad for this book and Yellowstone Treasures will also appear in the issue. Cycling West is distributed to 270 bike shops." --Cycling Utah - Cycling West