ISBN-10: 1894898133

ISBN-13: 9781894898133

Babes within the woods. That’s how Ruth and Cliff Kopas have been defined via one of the vibrant characters the pair encountered on their remarkable trip around the Rockies via to British Columbia’s west coast in 1933.

Married at the day they left on their harmful trek, Ruth and Cliff have been longing for event, and their brave spirits and imaginitive minds made up for any event they lacked. Their intent was once to meet Cliff’s formative years dream of following in Alexander Mackenzie’s footsteps to the Pacific.

For 4 months, the 2 slogged, scrambled and sloshed their approach via many of the roughest terrain in North the USA. Their horses have been their dependable partners, and the towering peaks, azure lakes and shimmering skies that greeted them have been their gift. Their tale, jam-packed with pleasure and suspense, is peppered with funny observations, old anecdotes and a deep love for the Canadian wilderness.

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