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Decision time for rugged land

June 23, 1972

From the top of Granite Peak, Montana's highest point, the author surveys the vast rugged country that may soon be designated the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness.

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Decision time for rugged land
From the top of Granite Peak, Montana's highest point, the author surveys the vast rugged country that may soon be designated the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness.

Perspective

Citizens speak out on wilderness
A letter sent by 17 men and women from Moab, Utah, to the Supervisor of the Manti-La Sal National Forest criticizes policies such as the 1872 Mining Law and advocates for wilderness designation.

News

Senator reviews history
The National Park Service may be going "back to the drawing board" to improve its newest wilderness proposals after a history lesson about the Wilderness Act from Senator Frank Church (D-Idaho) at a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Public lands.
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