By David Taft In his wildly popular 1968 book Desert Solitaire, Ed Abbey claimed that “we need wilderness whether or not we ever set foot in it. We need a

By Rachael Woodie Located in the foothills north of Mancos and set against the backdrop of the prominent La Plata Mountains, you can find a web of trails meandering through

Mindful Moments

By Ana Siegel, SJMA Wilderness Crew Member For the last two months, my office has been the burn zones, alpine vistas, cow-filled meadows, and log-strewn trails of the Weminuche Wilderness.