The Last Season
By Eric Blehm
(Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060583019, 384pp.)
Publication Date: February 2007
Destined to become a classic of adventure literature, The Last Season examines the extraordinary life of legendary backcountry ranger Randy Morgenson and his mysterious disappearance in California's unforgiving Sierra Nevadamountains as perilous as they are beautiful. Eric Blehm's masterful work is a gripping detective story interwoven with the riveting biography of a complicated, original, and wholly fascinating man.
Eric Blehm is the former editor of Transworld SNOWboarding, author of Agents of Change: The Story of DC Shoes and Its Athletes, and coauthor of P3: Pipes, Parks, and Powder. The Last Season was a Book Sense bestseller and a Barnes & Noble Discover selection. He lives in southern California with his wife and son.
“A legendary tale of wilderness devotion.”
-Aron Ralston, author of Between a Rock and a Hard Place
“A first-rate detective story but an even better love story—an account of the love for wild places.”
-Bill McKibben, author The End of Nature
“A gripping account. . . . I couldn’t put it down.”
-Jordan Fisher Smith, author of Nature Noir
“A deeply layered, meticulously researched, greatly entertaining read.”
-San Francisco Chronicle