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Backwoods Ethics: Technology in the Wild

2021-01-26T08:58:04-05:00

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

2021-01-26T08:58:20-05:00

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