He said he knew one mountain man who got himself a young “hippie gal,” and they went to the woods and it turned out fine.
Her type was either pretty boy or mountain man, “and not much in between.”
One day, however, he found Merker in earnest discussion with a mountain man, whom the store-keeper introduced as Ross Fletcher.
He called him a name that no mountain man or boy will allow himself to be called.
Snedeker was a mountain man, one of that rare breed who had waded every stream in the west in their search for beaver.
A mountain man accompanied him, but he too was a stranger to the boy.
To a Kentucky mountain man, nothing is better than a good juicy bear steak.
He was a mountain man and mountain men are not schooled in the etiquette of rising when a woman presents herself.
If a mountain man feels like fighting, he simply calls another a coyote.
Loyalty to kith and kin is the cornerstone of every mountain man's religion, the very grail of his faith.