National Geographic : 1968 May
UT IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER of the coun try, up against the Canadian border, lies a sparsely peopled land of snowy mountains and forest solitudes -the North Cascades wilderness, in Washington State. If Congress this session completes action on a bill already passed by the Senate, the choicest part of it will become our newest national park. What is it like? Last summer I went to see, and now I can report that it is like nothing else-unique in itself-though at times it seemed composed of about equal parts of Alps, virgin forest, and the easy informality of the old West. As we roamed this peak-studded wilderness, National 4 Sm=- - • li. T I eLti ah : 1 Cmay.