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Backwoods Ethics: Technology in the Wild


There is probably not much argument about what the biggest change in the backcountry is since the millennium. That’s right! All those handy, hand-held digital devices that can keep us spot-on, up-to-date, and instantaneously in touch. As a way of clocking their impact on the backcountry scene, let’s look at READ MORE

Values in Conflict in the Backcountry


When I’ve been asked to talk about what we mean by the “spirit of wildness,” the subtitle of our book Wilderness Ethics: Preserving the Spirit of Wildness, I’ve found myself giving examples of the kinds of insights we – hikers and managers – need to keep in mind if our READ MORE