This is a 300 page historical novel about the Grand Tetons and the wild animals and edible flowering plants in the Jackson Hole region. The story is about a young man and an old hermit who teaches him life-lessons. They have a terrifying adventure of climbing the Grand Teton together. They learn to overcome fear, bank robbers and a motorcycle gang. It includes a love story. Interlaced trough the story is the use of magical powers of the old man.