Robert B Smith

Robert B. Smith has forged a deep connection with the high San Jacintos over the past 70 summers. Retired from an academic career, he moved to Idyllwild in 2001 and serves on the Idyllwild Area Historical Societyas board of directors. With a unique background as scientist, administrator, nature writer, newspaper columnist, and amateur historian, he has mined chiefly the historical societyas archive to create this book.