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  243 Note: Italicized page numbers refer to photographs. Abbey, Edward, 124, 187, 188 Abbott, Lyman, 67, 71 Absaroka/Beartooth Wilderness, 19, 131 Absaroka Mountain Range, 2, 26, 48, 49, 62, 85, 86, 121, 146, 149, 160–161 air pollution, 25–26, 27 Albright, Horace, 38, 66, 72, 87, 89, 98 ALS Association, 136–137 Amalgamated Order of Mountain Men, 59 American Packrafting Association, 128. See also kayaking and kayakers American Whitewater, 124. See also kayaking and kayakers ammonium, 25 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) acts of kindness for author, 163 Bozeman Daily Chronicle article, 136–137 caregiving for, 184–186, 190 choice and, 179, 186 coping with, 165, 189 epidemiology, 8 ice bucket challenge, 136 onset and diagnosis, 7–8 resilience and, 177–178, 184, 186 symptoms and progression, 8–9, 115–116, 138–139, 174–175, 179, 184–186 Baker, Howard, 92–96, 99 Index Barry, Frank J., 108–110, 112 beauty agroindustrial, 62–63, 69–70, 73, 77 conflicting concepts of, 62–63, 67–70 effects of global warming on, 178–179 love of, xvi, 79, 137, 163–164, 170–171 natural, 62–63, 68–71, 73, 77, 141, 145–146, 165–168 source of inspiration and resilience, 177–178, 184, 186–188, 197n11 universal truth in human relationship with nature, 169–170 weather-related phenomena, from, 31, 32 Bechler region of Yellowstone, 19, 64, 65, 68–69, 71, 75–76 Becker, Josh, 5, 6, 9, 27, 33, 61, 81, 83, 86, 112–114, 116, 137, 149–156, 157, 165, 174, 175, 185, 197n11 beetle outbreaks, 129–130, 178. See also global warming Big Game Ridge, 55, 56, 58 bighorn sheep, 4, 23, 26, 154. See also wildlife Billings Boat Club, 94, 96, 103 birds, 4, 22, 68, 74, 84, 93, 99, 104, 109, 117, 140. See also wildlife bison, 121–122, 143–144. See also wildlife Bliss Creek Meadows, 157 244 INDEX Bob Marshall Wilderness, 23, 43–44, 141, 198n6, 199n8 Boulder Basin and Boulder Basin Pass, 149 Bridger Lake, 20, 44, 87, 127, 168 Bridger-Teton National Forest, xi Bridger Wilderness, 128 Brink of the Lower Falls, 184 Brower, David, 100, 101 Buffalo Plateau, 162 Cabin Creek and Cabin, 44, 54, 139–140 Campbell, Linda, 20, 21, 22, 28–31, 127, 144–146, 158–162, 166, 169, 172, 199n9 canoe trip accommodations for the author, 11, 27, 81–82, 116, 185, 190 afternoon of relaxation at Trail Creek campsite, 48–49, 60, 84, 173 background of, 1, 7–9 daily events, 10, 14, 17, 21–22, 24, 25, 27–28, 29, 32, 34, 36, 48, 59, 61, 73–74, 80–82, 83, 112–114, 115–117, 123, 129, 135–137, 138–139, 165, 172–173, 174, 180, 184 evening watching storm approach, 173 hour of natural quiet, 83–84, 112, 113, 119, 136, 173 launch of trip, 2 organizing framework for book, xv preparation for trip, 1, 9 risks of, 32, 80–81, 123 safety precautions while padding, 6, 81 Carry Home, The (Ferguson), 169 Carver, John A., Jr., 108, 109 Childs, Frank, 50–52 Cirque of the Towers, 128 Clear Creek, 118, 174–176, 180, 184 Clear Rock Resources Company, 79 climate change. See global warming Colorado Plateau, 171 Colter Peak, 141, 170 community camaraderie of friends, 9, 156–157, 163–164, 171, 172 community of life, 16, 23–24, 34, 75, 89, 134, 147, 178, 183, 186, 187 love of, xvi, 163–164, 170–171, 228n4 source of inspiration and resilience, 177–178, 184, 186–188 universal truth in human relationship with nature, 169–170 wilderness, of, 156–159, 161–163 Compas, Eric, 3, 6, 9, 48, 61, 73, 81, 83, 112–114, 115, 116, 123, 130, 135, 139, 157, 165, 174, 197n11 Condon, David, 41, 45 conservation and conservationists. See also reclamation in Yellowstone; values and beliefs; Yellowstone Lake zoning proposal (NPS) criticism of dam functionality, 71 defeat of reclamation proposals, 72–73, 75, 77–79, 82 defense of natural beauty, 67–71, 78 fear of reclamation precedent, 70 nature as sacred, 78, 90, 97–98, 101–102 organizing and lobbying activities, xii, 66–67, 72–73, 75, 97, 100–101, 103–104, 107, 108, 110, 216n40 populism, and, 71, 78 thought, 63–64, 101 Continental Divide, 55, 56 Crown of the Continent Ecosystem, 23, 140, 171 cutthroat trout. See Yellowstone cutthroat trout Daigle Berg, Colette, 45 DeYoung, Bret, 165–167 Divine, the, 171, 173, 183, 186   INDEX 245 East Entrance Road, 19, 86, 180 elk, xi, 4, 15, 22, 41, 42, 46, 52...


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