Real Mountains

Author, Dan Seftick, returns this summer to conduct a book signing at the Jenny Lake Visitor Center. Details coming soon...
Proceeds benefit the Jenny Lake Rangers of Grand Teton National Park.


Real Mountains tells the story of the weeklong search for Greg Seftick and Walker Kuhl, two friends missing in Grand Teton National Park, and the love for mountains and medicine that brought Greg west.
Author Dan Seftick shares his struggle to deal with the reality of his son’s death and the range of emotions he experienced during and after the search.
What’s left are the memories of a short but inspired thirty-one year life, the relentless grief that fills the hearts of all who knew Greg, and the desire to preserve and build a son’s legacy.

On the Trail of the Mountain Shoshone Sheep Eaters

Author, Tory Taylor, returns to Colter Bay Visitor Center in September. Tory will give a free public presentation in the auditorium. A book signing to follow. Details coming soon...


On the Trail of the Mountain Shoshone Sheep Eaters have stories of the prehistoric Sheep Eater Indians and the Paleo diet of native foods they hunted and gathered in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. This a book about the Mountain Shoshone who lived in the Wind River and Absaroka ranges prior to European contact. It makes use of ethnographic data, observations by early explorers and mountain men, archaeological data, and Taylor’s own experience in locating archaeological sites and experimenting with the technology and diet of these Native Americans. Taylor explains the Mountain Shoshone's respect for and knowledge of the land, its native flora and fauna. He has a keen understanding of Greater Yellowstone ecosystem history as someone who knows the area personally, as a hunting guide and outfitter, and who has assisted in its archaeological investigation. Learning about the Mountain Shoshone Sheep Eater Indians through Taylor’s eyes produces a fascinating book enjoyed by anyone interested in the natural history and human history of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

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