Bear Claw Chris Lapp: Bear Claw is building a hot coal bed putting and covering them to sleep on, tells Jeremiah to do like wise. Middle of the night Jeremiahs blankets start smoking and jumps out of bed.
Bear Claw Chris Lapp: Bear Claw looks up from his bed and says" Didn't put enough dirt down, Saw it right off"
Del Gue: Ain't that Hatchet Jack's rifle?
Jeremiah Johnson: Yep. Found him froze to a tree.
Del Gue: Damn! He was a wild one, old Hatchet Jack. He was livin' two year in a cave up on the Musselshell with a female panther. She never did get used to him.
Bear Claw Chris Lapp: You know how to skin griz?
Jeremiah Johnson: I can skin most anything.
Bear Claw Chris Lapp: You sure are cocky, for a starvin' pilgrim.