This small but proud base is located in Grangeville, Idaho. The jump country here is big with deep canyons, narrow high ridges and tough packouts.
When you purchase a book using this link, part of the proceeds (20%) go to support the base welfare fund. The fund helps families of injured or fallen smokejumpers during times of crisis.
Murry A. Taylor, author of Jumping Fire and More or Less Crazy jumped out of Grangeville three different years as member of a booster crew from Alaska.
The Cave Point Fire mentioned in the Afterward of Jumping Fire was jumped out of Grangeville. Murry jumped a fire in the Winnaha-Tucannon Wilderness in '98--that story is included in More or Less Crazy toward the end of the book.