7003 Days: 21 Years in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

Author: Jim Akenson

Publisher: Caxton Press

ISBN: 9780870046018

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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"Deep in the Idaho wilderness the last vestiges of Old Idaho linger. In 1982, an eager young couple seeking adventure and challenge, Jim and Holley Akenson, moved to a log cabin in the back country to manage Taylor Ranch, the University of Idaho's wilderness research station. In 7,003 Days, Jim describes their encounters with wildlife and nature: tracking wolves and cougars, using mules for transportation and ranch work, and introducing university stuedents to life in the rugged Salmon River Mountains of Central Idaho"--Provided by publisher.