Thanks for that story -- that is absolutely the best way to go. That you had a chance to talk to him, glean a little info about hiking and life from him, is something I'm sure you and your son will always remember. I'd consider that second encounter with him a most fortunate coincidence.
Based on your good review, I just ordered the other Model T's book from amazon. Looking forward to reading it. Thanks for that tip.
(avatar: raptor, Lake Dillon)