A Sight So Nobly Grand: Joe Palmer on Mt. Hood in 1845

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In 1845, while leading a wagon train of emigrants over the Oregon Trail, Joe Palmer became the first person on record to climb high on Mount Hood. A Sight So Nobly Grand contains Palmer's remarkable journal account of that historic day, which led to the first summit ascent of Oregon's highest peak only twelve years later. The first climb on Mount Hood is only one event in an even greater drama recounted Palmer: the blazing of the route later known as Barlow Road through the Cascade Mountains. From his decision to join Sam ...

A Sight So Nobly Grand: Joe Palmer on Mt. Hood in 1845 2003, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780875952529

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