Energetic Air: Historical Reference

John Freemont, guided by Kit Carson into the Rocky Mountains wrote the following statement in his official report:

“The air was fragrant with the odor of the pines, and I realized this delightful morning the pleasure of breathing that mountain air which makes a constant theme of the hunter’s praise, and which now made us feel as if we had been drinking some exhilarating gas.”

The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Freemont, by John C. Freemont  (Kindle).