Destined to become a classic of adventure literature, The Last Season examines the extraordinary life of legendary backcountry ranger Randy Morgenson and his mysterious disappearance in California's unforgiving Sierra Nevada—mountains as perilous as they are beautiful.
Eric Blehm's masterful work is a gripping detective story interwoven with the riveting biography of a complicated, original, and wholly fascinating man.
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So was Randy's affair with a fellow park ranger named Lo Lyness, who seems to have avoided Mr. Blehm's reportorial net when the author began "rattling the skeletons in Randy's proverbial closet" (another unfortunate image).Apr 06 2006 | Read Full Review of The Last Season
Blehm (Agents of Change ) offers a thorough if cumbersome account of the life of Randy Morgenson, a National Park Service ranger in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains whose zeal gave way to disillusionment before he disappeared on duty in 1996, after 28 summers on the job (although his body was...Feb 06 2006 | Read Full Review of The Last Season
Earlier this summer, I traveled to Yosemite with three friends for a ten-day hike on this approximately 60 mile loop that begins and ends at Tuolumne Meadows and leads hikers through some of the most spectacular wilderness to be found in the U.S. Sweeping views, abundant wildflowers, cascading ri...Oct 25 2012 | Read Full Review of The Last Season
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