Rocky Mountain Rendezvous: The History of the Fur Trade Rendezvous 1825-1840

Rocky Mountain Rendezvous: The History of the Fur Trade Rendezvous 1825-1840
Author: Fred Gowans
Language English
Pages: 240
ISBN10: 1586857568
Genre: Historical
Goodreads Rating: 4.05
ISBN13: 9781586857561
Published: May 31st 2005 by Gibbs Smith

An excellent guide for mountain-man enthusiasts and an intriguing exploration of the West, Rocky Mountain Rendezvous focuses on the fur-trading rendezvous that took place from 1825-1840 in the Central Rocky Mountains. Originally commercial gatherings where furs were traded for necessities such as traps, guns, horses, and other supplies, they evolved into rich social events that were pivotal in shaping the early American West.