Photo Essay: Celebrating 40 Years of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
Enjoy towering peaks, sapphire lakes, and emerald meadows in all their glory
Today is the 40th birthday of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, a "magnificent primeval expanse of nearly a million acres...a land of jewel-like lakes, clear cold streams, and picturesque waterfalls".
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Explaining wilderness by way of experiences and things - horizon views, solitude, deep forests, high peaks - is one thing. Capturing what it mean to us is another challenge altogether.