Blane Klemek: The elusive mountain lion
I cut the big cat's tracks on the way up a snow-covered mountain slope while hunting mule deer in the Colorado Rockies. Pausing to catch my breath and to examine the tracks laid neatly in the snow, I looked around -- ahead, in back and all about me. Was the cat close, I wondered? I couldn't know, but the tracks seemed fresh, and so I followed.
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