mountain man


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a man who lives on the frontier

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Miller is a leading figure in 19th-century American art history whose skills as a painter, historical recorder of the mountain man era, and special sensitivity to native people make him worthy of modern review and enjoyment," said Joe Ricketts, founder of The Ricketts Art Foundation.
To write accurately about Royce Coleman's life as a mountain man, Rogers did extensive research into the lives and adventures of the real mountain men of the 1820s and 30s, reading several of the actual journals the explorers and trappers kept as they opened the American frontier.
Mountain man Tim, from Halesowen, has just completed the last of 527 peaks across Scotland, all mountains of 3,000ft or more.
Herndon has been a Mountain Man since the group's beginnings in the early 1980s.
Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Company is the premier route sales business of its kind in 27 states.
Frontier also offers a selection of snack mixes from Colorado-based Mountain Man and Udi's Granola for USD3.
When Brosnan's solitary mountain man Gideon is unceremoniously shot, falls down a snowy hillside and nearly drowns in a rushing river, we wonder what kind of villains would do this to him.
From Slave to Superstar of the Wild West: The Awesome Story of Jim Beckwourth is the incredible true-life story of a biracial ex-slave turned American mountain man who lived over 200 years ago.
An orphaned boy named Charlie cares for his dying grandpa, wondering how he will survive the winter; as the first storm of the season comes, so too comes help in the form of an unknown mountain man who appears at the isolated ranch.
The debut western novel of author Steven Merrill Ulmen, Toby Ryker is the story of a colorful, likeable old ex- cavalry scout, and former mountain man who drifts into Laramie, Wyoming, only to get himself involved in a saloon brawl (which he stirred up just for the fun of it
En route, the friends cross paths with gun-toting hicks, tree-hugging eco-babes and a grizzled mountain man (Burt Reynolds), who holds the last piece of the puzzle.
Director Steven Brill has no tricks up his sleeve to liven it up and poor old Burt Reynolds, a star of Deliverance, here pops up as a grizzled, hairy mountain man.
Talk to any mountain man, and he says, 'I was born in the wrong era,"' says Kash Johnson, who served as the booshway--the fur-trapper CEO--of last year's rendezvous.
The mountain man memorized all that he witnessed, and later related his findings to civilized folks back home, who derided the landscape he described as "Colter's Hell.