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Quin Ourada on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Sean hit the nail on the head. The coverage will be used only very rarely for real emergency. The remainder of the time it will [...]

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Sean Boerke on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Count me among those who believe wilderness should be wild. Wild does not mean that you can call your buddy sitting in the office and [...]

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Susan Markley on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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I carry a cell phone, not because I expect it can bring me a rescue, but because I needed to be able to be reached [...]

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Tim Baker on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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This may sound unnecessarily callous but I believe we have plenty of people but we don't have plenty of real wilderness. This dependence on constant [...]

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Robin Kinney on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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1 well placed cell tower doesn't ruin the wilderness but it certainly can make the difference between life & death. Happy YNP is getting another. [...]

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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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Having had to listen to spring-break teens yakk away at Vernal Falls in Yosemite AND having once gotten lost myself way in the backcountry of [...]

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Jeff Zapko on Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Include me in the group that cringes at the notion, regardless of the inevitability. The safety blanket that people think their cell phone doubles as [...]

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Yellowstone tower reignites debate over cell phones in the backcountry

Krista Langlois | Aug 05, 2013 09:10 AM
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Hal Herring on Undocumented immigrants are not just in it for the jobs, and here's why

Tay Wiles | Aug 05, 2013 09:00 AM
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As you sing "it's a small world after all" its good to remember that one of the things all humans have in common is that [...]

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Deb Dedon on Undocumented immigrants are not just in it for the jobs, and here's why

Tay Wiles | Aug 05, 2013 09:00 AM
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Teaching respect for law is rather abstract; teaching respect for the Sonoran Desert is vital. Rescuing the distressed, dying and dead is a daily exercise [...]

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