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This book provides a brief history of the North Cascades Smokejumper Base, from the origins of smokejumping in the United States to 2002. The initial experiments to test the feasibility of smokejumping in the United States were conducted at the North Cascades base. This history focuses on the development of smokejumping in the United States, providing descriptions of notable events and milestones, as well as individuals important to the history of smokejumping. The book also includes a timeline that extends to 2001, an update to the first edition, and a North Cascades Smokejumper Base roster from 1940-2002.
National Smokejumper Association
Smokejumping, Smokejumpers -- United States -- North Cascades Smokejumper Base (U.S.) -- History, Wildfire fighters
Moody, William D., "History of the North Cascades Smokejumper Base" (2019). Publications on Smokejumping. 4.