Posted by: Bob Payne | August 22, 2011

As industry encroaches, Yukoners make last stand to preserve unspoiled wilderness

In the long, often biting, argument over the Peel River wilderness, few places rouse more passion than a region below Aberdeen Canyon, where nature still has the upper hand over humans. Here the Wind, Bonnet Plume and Snake Rivers reach like long fingers across a mountainous landscape. They put a lifelong grip on anyone lucky enough to feel their touch.

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