James C. Hess graduated from the University of Colorado, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, with additional studies in Editorial Journalism and Cinema Studies. He divides his time between his home in Colorado and all points west.
The sport of snowshoeing can provide for a physical workout that can appeal to the young and old, the novice and the seasoned physical fitness advocate. Add information about the history of the place visited and the experience takes on a new dimension of meaning of appreciation, along with memories that will last for a long time.
For more than 10,000 years the foothills and mountains of Northern Colorado have been home to many people. Despite floods and fire, drought and disease, people continue to call this place home. Through a first-person narrative, writer Jim Hess comes to understand his place in this place.