The Tracker - Cold Training and Night Crawl Summary & Analysis

Tom Brown (naturalist)
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Cold Training and Night Crawl Summary

Cold Training

Rick and Brown used to bundle up, wearing many layers. To enjoy the beauties of the Pine Barrens, one cannot mind being cold. The boys want to see nature in the winter, and grow used to the cold.

Stalking Wolf invites the boys one New Year's Day to undergo a Rite of Passage for the cold. Clad only in sneakers and cutoffs, the boys go out into the cold. They suffer till they realize one of Stalking Wolf's teachings, that nature will not hurt you if you do not resist it. Brown stops resisting the cold and immediately doesn't suffer from the cold for the rest of his life.

Night Crawl

The summer woods are lively, especially at sunset, and one day the boys observe a Great Blue Heron in the swamp. They...

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