Nuggets-explorer Belmore Browne

On the 100th anniversary of Belmore Browne’s  explorations in the Susitna Valley, local  Browne aficionado Arthur Mannix gives us a glimpse into this “rustic Renaissance man”-the hunting guide, artist, climber, and writer. Arthur also explains his personal connection to the Browne family, dating back to his college days. Charlie Loeb hosts. Audio runs a half hour.

Books recommended in the show:

The Conquest of Mount McKinley by Belmore Browne, 1st edition 1913
Mountain Man: The Story of Belmore Browne – Hunter, Explorer, Artist, Naturalist, and Preserver of Our Northern Wilderness by Robert Bates, 1988.

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