Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park, 2nd Edition

Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park, 2nd Edition

Lee H. Whittlesey


The chilling tome that introduced a whole style of books in regards to the usually grotesque yet consistently tragic methods humans have died in our nationwide parks, this up-to-date version of the vintage comprises calamities in Yellowstone from the prior 16 years, together with the notorious grizzly undergo assaults in the summertime of 2011 in addition to a deadly scorching springs coincidence in 2000. In those debts, written with sensitivity as cautionary stories approximately what to do and what to not do in a single of our wildest nationwide parks, Whittlesey recounts deaths starting from tragedy to folly—from being stuck in a freak avalanche to the goring of a photographer who simply acquired a bit too with regards to a bison. Armchair tourists and park viewers alike should be thinking about this crucial ebook detailing the risks expecting in our first nationwide park.

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