Frank Du Fresne was a conservationist, a game warden and a man who loved Alaska. He wrote very short pieces for Pulps like Adventure as well as non-fiction when he could but he was much too busy with moose to take the job on full time. Later in life he did write non-fiction books about the north and its animals. In 1966 he published a memoir about his time in the North called My Way Was North: An Alaskan Autobiography.
“Snow Man” (North-West Romances, Winter 1948) tells of Nebo, a trapper who complains about Alaska’s harsh climate, but will never leave.