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Interesting blend of geologic processes and emigrant experience. The author presents a human understanding and delicate sense of humor. Read morePublished 2 months ago by James Dapper
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Very interesting way of tying history and geology together. Highly recommend it!Published 2 months ago by cats110
This book inspired me to plan an RV trip along the route.
I've sent the book to others who like xc travel.
If you are interested in the migration to CA, and the gold rush period, this is the book for you.
Having a map of the area is very helpful as you can picture the struggles the... Read more
An excellent use of historical events to highlight the amazing geology of our country.Published 6 months ago by Dennis L. Duffy
I learned so much, so painlessly, from this book. Never knew geology could be so fascinating. The way Meldahl intertwines it with the American story of westward migration makes it... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sylvia M Hohri
I bought this for my husband, and he says "I loved it". Chronicles the difficult trip to the west experienced by settlers, with a special emphasis on geology. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Rosebud
Informative and well-written. I kept checking it out at the library and finally bought it.Published 9 months ago by Alpine Pedestrian