Travis Driskoll is a typical twelve-year-old dreamer. As he prepares for an elk hunting trip with his father -Travis's first wilderness adventure-he spends an inordinate amount of time thinking about the legendary John Colter, the mountain man who first discovered Yellowstone Nation Park. Little does he know that a face-to-face encounter with historic figure is just a few days away. Partners in the Wilderness chronicles the adventures of Matt and Travis Driskoll as the father-and-son team head out into the Wyoming wilderness, unaware of the tragedy that lies ahead. Written by outdoosman and former educator Ed Kienzle, the novel commemorates the importance of loyalty, love, and trust when it comes to facing danger and fear under the worst of conditions.