It Happened in Rocky Mountain National Park


Book Description

True Tales from Rocky Mountain National Park

With 3.3 million visitors each year, many unexpected things occur in this phenomenal park--from a bloody ambush at Grand Lake to a sudden flash flood in Estes Park. Meet Patrick Finan and Tim Schuett, two campers whose trips were cut short after a black bear’s brutal surprise attack. Learn what Hillel Ben-Avi endured after becoming lost near Fairchild Mountain for four days. And find out why noontime is a risky hour to go hiking in the summer—the news may shock you.
It Happened in Rocky Mountain National Park looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of Colorado’s largest national park.

About Perry, Phyllis

Phyllis J. Perry has lived in Boulder, Colorado for forty years within an hour's drive of Rocky Mountain National Park. She and her husband visit the park in all seasons of the year to photograph its beauties, and to enjoy hiking, cross country skiing, fishing, and camping. Among her prize winning books are Animals Under the Ground and The Secrets of the Rock. She is also the author of A Kid's Look at Colorado; Sherlock Hounds: Our Heroic Search & Rescue Dogs; Sounds Around Us: Poems to Tickle Kids' Ears; and The Alien, The Giant, and Rocketman.