Chapter 1: Quiet
Chapter 2: An Ideal in
Search of Itself
Chapter 3: The Ideal in
Chapter 4: Making a
Chapter 5: The Compromise
Chapter 6: The Parks as
They Ought to Be
Chapter 7: "At the Core of
All This Wilderness and Luxury"
Appendix: A Policy
Statement: The Meaning of National Parks Today
Index (omitted from the online edition)
Copyright © 1980 by The University of Michigan.
All rights reserved.
Published in the United States of America by
The University of Michigan Press
Manufactured in the United States of America
Grateful acknowledgment is made to Jerry Schurr, the artist, John
Szoke Graphics Inc., the publisher, and Original Print Collectors Group,
Ltd. for permission to use "Yosemite" as the cover illustration.
Copyright © by Jerry Schurr.
Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data
Sax, Joseph L.
Mountains without handrails, reflections on the
E160.S29 1980 917.3 80-36859
ISBN 0-472-06324-3 (pbk.)
For Mary Sax