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In 1905, eight-year-old Harriet Peters fulfills her dead mother's dream by climbing Long's Peak in Colorado with the help of an old mountain guide, Enos Mills. Based on a true story.
A NOTORIOUS INDIAN FIGHTER AND GUNMAN,"ROCKY MOUNTAIN" JIM NUGENT HAD A SOFT SPOT IN HIS HEART FOR ONE THING: HIS BEAUTIFUL HOMELAND. IN 1873, HE HE WAS DOING ALL THAT HE COULDTO SEE THAT COLORADO'S ESTES PARK -- HOME OF LONGS PEAK, THE HIGHEST POINT IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS -- REMAINED PUBLIC LAND.
Estes Park was hardly more than a post office in 1899, when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and generally roughed it in the region that would become Rocky Mountain National Park in 1915.A Mountain Boyhood, the true story of his adventures there, is as rich in human as in natural history. Joe meets a colorful bunch of early settlers, living for...