Randy Morgenson served for 28 years as a back county ranger in the Sierra Nevada Mountains until one day he disappeared while on a three-day patrol. With a failing marriage and the wilderness as his true calling, some believe he may have just followed the tails of John Muir and left his troubled life behind him. Others believed in foul play or even suicide with Randy’s disappearance.
You’ll experience the highs and lows of the search and rescue teams while you read through Morgenson’s journal entries, and as Blehm narrates and history of the King’s Canyon National Park and ranger life.
A celebration of the wildness of the Sierra Nevada range and a captivating detective story rolled into one magnificent narrative that will keep you up late at night until you finish. If you are a reader of Outside Magazine or Backpacker Magazine then this book is for you. You may also want to read Into the Wild by John Krakauer.