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Ira Spring - High Rocks and Ice
Most of the photos in this book have been published in other books that I've reviewed for this project. The book contains short stories about how the photos were created. There are several Northwest ski pictures:

p. 103: In "What It's All About: Green-bonding," the author notes that the 1964 Wilderness Act is under attack by the Wilderness Act Reform Coalition of industry and its spokespersons in government. Loggers and miners are trying to broaden their base of citizen support by advocating motors and bicycles on wilderness trails. "To date, we defenders have been able to protect our own, but the population is shifting. We are in danger of becoming a minority, easily marginalized to insignificance by a Congress with other priorities." Referring to the Wilderness Act, he writes, "What Congress giveth, Congress may also taketh away."

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