"The roar of the flood was unbelievable, but all I could think about was how much higher the furious water might possibly still rise. One more foot and it would flow right into me. Could I hang on if that happened? Climb the tree?"
True stories about close calls in nature by a restless, hard-working American man in love with the outdoors. If you live to hike, climb, canoe, fish, or do anything outside in beautiful places, you will enjoy this book. Also contains amusing but harrowing stories about fixing up an old house in the mountains, and some new ideas on how we can save the planet.