How High Country News informs and inspires me

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Entries: (2)
Began: Mar 01, 2010
Ended: Apr 12, 2010

Thanks to our story submitters and all those who voted! Read the winning entry, "The Lost Roads of Westwater Canyon," here. The story begins, "We walked the gravel and granite "bench" above the Miner's Cabin at the entrance to the Westwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area. Cut by the Colorado River, Westwater Canyon, in eastern Utah, is a deeply incised cleft..."
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Winning Entry

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The Lost Roads of Westwater Canyon

by Gregory Trainor — An October 16, 1995 High Country News article inspires a reader to roll up his sleeves and get involved with reclamation efforts.

A Musing West

by Jedicookiemonster — Mar 28, 2010

With small town lifestyles people tend to be more helpful, and oppinionated. HCN provides a foundation for greater understanding.

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The Lost Roads of Westwater Canyon

by Gregory Trainor — Mar 08, 2010

March 5, 2010

How one High Country News article, written fifteen years ago, inspired and informed me…

We walked the gravel and granite "bench" above the Miner's Cabin at the entrance to the Westwater Canyon Wilderness Study Area. Cut by the Colorado River, Westwater Canyon, in eastern Utah, is a deeply incised cleft cutting through the Entrada and Wingate Sandstones and deep into the black Precambrian granite. Fifteen miles long, Westwater is a favorite place for rafting and kayaking, hiking and camping.  Its wilderness values are unsurpassed.

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