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William Petersen on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
Filed under: Recreation , Blog Post

It is neither "selfish, trite or nostalgic" to demand & expect that our National Parks and Wilderness areas remain as "primitive" as possible. In fact [...]

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Jack Land on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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I agree with this article it is very interesting

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Kurt Angersbach on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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The debate I was referring to goes back 97 years, to the act establishing the National Park Service and to the phrase within the act [...]

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Kurt Angersbach on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Thank you, HCN, for running Krista Langlois’s outstanding article. Readers so far appear mighty irked as they see our parks and forests becoming more and [...]

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j murray on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Cell phones have no place in the wilderness. One should be able to "get away" or "get lost" in the wilderness. And if they don't [...]

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Linda VanFossan on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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I'm with you, Dennis McManus and Tim Baker!! If you need a cell phone, stay OUT of Yellowstone, Yosemite and all other great Parks. The [...]

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Doug Smith on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Wilderness and cell phones should not ever be used in the same sentence. If you can't disconnect from your cell phone, stay out of the [...]

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Steve Snyder on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Wish we had a "like" button here, for all the other people who generally agree with me.

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Dennis McManus on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Having never owned a cell phone, and having lived in Yellowstone for four years, I'm sorry cell phones work anywhere in the park. People are [...]

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Scott Lefler on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Most cell phone use is non-emergency (like the people who call from the top of mountain peaks just to say they made it). Get a [...]

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