Mountain Men & Fur Traders of the Far West


This volume brings to the general reader brief biographies of eighteen representative mountain men, selected from among the essays assembled by LeRoy R. Hafen.

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The legendary mountain men–the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half of the nineteenth century–formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the heroes of American adventure.

ISBN – 978-0-8032-7210-1

401 Pages

University of Nebraska Press, 1965