Review: Voices of Yellowstone’s Capstone

Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Wildlife, Landscape, Atlas, Fish, Absalooke, Cowboy

Review: Voices of Yellowstone’s Capstone

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Will Shepard

Editors, Traute Parrie and Jesse Logan, brilliantly compile over 30 essays written by local authors and professionals in Voices of Yellowstone’s Capstone: A Narrative Atlas of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness (Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation, $45). Read the riveting history of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness’s Absalooke people and cowboys who “first” discovered the desolate land. Discover the pivotal roles Clark’s Nutcrackers, beavers, and foxes that maintain the balance of life. Understand the painstaking research that define the unique glaciers, rocks, and grasslands of the area. Accompanied with gorgeous photographs, artwork, and impressive, accurate maps depict the jaw-dropping expanse of wilderness. This is one of the most accurate and well-done books that has been written about this special mountain-scape. Designated as an Atlas, this book underscores the importance of preserving all wildlands. This is an excellent gift–birthday, holiday, or any general occasion–for anyone who loves adventure. This is a must-have, coffee table staple.

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