The Mountain Knows No Expert
George Evanoff, Outdoorsman and Contemporary Hero
By (author) Mike Nash
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Mountain Knows No Expert by Mike Nash
Book DescriptionThe Mountain Knows No Expert epitomizes George Evanoff's philosophy towards the outdoors, while presenting an intriguing contrast with the man himself. Widely regarded as an "expert," he was a knowledgeable, experienced, and practical outdoorsman, teacher, and mentor, yet ironically lost his life in the mountains in an encounter with a grizzly. Son of a Macedonian immigrant family, George was raised in Alberta, and went on to become a mountaineer, guide, avalanche specialist, and pioneer in ecotourism in British Columbias North Rockies. The many themes embedded in Evanoff's life experiences encompass self-propelled backcountry travel, outdoor safety, avalanche safety and rescue, ski patrol leader, exploration and discovery, outdoor ethics, and public involvement with respect to land and resource use. George Evanoff was honoured in several tangible ways after his death, culminating in the naming of Evanoff Provincial Park in the Hart Ranges of the Rockies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550028683
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Mike Nash
Mike Nash is the author of Exploring Prince George Outdoors and Outdoor Safety and Survival in British Columbia's Backcountry. He has also published more than 450 works, including newspaper columns and magazine feature articles. He lives in Prince George, British Columbia.
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