Mountain Men of Idaho by Darcy Williamson
Approx. 23,350 words.
Published on March 30, 2010.
74 Short Stories of Idaho's Mountain Men
They were hunters, trappers, bear fighters, Indian killers who lived off the land and survived annual rendezvous. The sun, the wind, the harsh winter climate tanned and dried and leathered their faces until those without beards (and there were a few) had to roll up their sleeves to bare white arms as proof of their Caucasian identity.