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Walking the Big Wild : From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bear's Trail - Karsten Heuer

Walking the Big Wild

From Yellowstone to the Yukon on the Grizzly Bear's Trail

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780898869835
Number Of Pages: 256

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Walking the Big Wild is the story of Karsten Heuer's
extraordinary 18-month journey of hiking, skiing, and
paddling across 2100 miles of mountains, forests, and
rivers from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to the
Canadian Yukon. Accompanied by occasional human
companions and a remarkable border collie named Webster,
Heuer encountered immense challenges: storms, avalanches,
floods, and grizzlies. At the end of the journey, Heuer
proved that there is nearly continuous wilderness that
can support wildlife along the length of the Rockies-and
is salvageable if the right decisions are made now.
Karsten Heuer has worked as a wildlife biologist and park
warden in Banff National Park in the Rockies, in Inuvik
in Canada's far north, and in the Madikwe Game Reserve in
South Africa.

Mapp. xii
Prologuep. ix
p. 1
p. 18
p. 44
p. 68
p. 88
p. 103
p. 124
p. 144
p. 168
p. 185
p. 199
p. 216
Epiloguep. 231
Acknowledgementsp. 235
Further Reading and Resourcesp. 237
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780898869835
ISBN-10: 0898869838
Series: Mountaineers Bks.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.47