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Roy Webb, Author
Riverman: the Story of Bus Hatch
by Roy Webb
Roy Webb tells scores of stories in this biography of pre-eminent riverman Bus Hatch. The story of Bus Hatch is actually a collection of stories--an intricate, interwoven tale about men and rivers. More than any other outdoor sport, river running has an extensive oral tradition that's usually passed on while shooting the bull around a riverside campfire. It's a story without end.
The founder of Hatch River Expeditions (Vernal, Utah), Bus Hatch started running western rivers in the early 1930s before the great dams, government control, and commercial river running. Literally thousands of people got their first glimpse of the wonder, beauty, and excitement of a river canyon while floating with Bus. And as they floated, they heard the stories...
Paperback, c2008, xvi, 168 p. : ill. ; 15 cm.