In eager anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in 2018, the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation (ABWF) is proud to present this high quality “atlas” of art and essays. This will not be an atlas in the traditional sense,
Perhaps you are familiar with, or have traveled in the A-B Wilderness, given its shared boundary with Yellowstone National Park? Designated as Wilderness on March 27, 1978, it is a 944,000 acre gem in its own right, popular with visitors from around the world. Situated anywhere else besides Montana, this place would stand shoulder to shoulder with any National Park. This Wilderness, with its spectacular mountain ranges, unique historical, tribal, wildlife, geologic, and glacial features is at risk from mining proposals, changing climate, and evolving recreational demands, among other things, and warrants an atlas that brings this dynamic place to life.