Real mountain men

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Re "Troy Knapp, Utah's elusive 'Mountain Man' burglar, is arrested" (Tribune, April 3):

To call the common thief Troy Knapp a "mountain man" is an insult to Jim Bridger, Jedediah Strong Smith and the other fine and honest (and real) mountain men who were in and helped settle Utah.

Mikey Gist Burson