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Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness Map, South Half

The Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness Map produced by theUS Forest Service contains the most up-to-date information on accessroads, trails, campsites, terrain, and points of interest within theFrank Church – River of No Return Wilderness. All wilderness maps contain contour lines, a topographic quad index and contact phone numbers, and the vast majority contain planning tips and descriptions of the terrain.

Few places in America, and nowhere outside of Alaska, provide aWilderness experience to match the sheer magnitude of the FrankChurch-River of No Return, the second largest unit of the NationalWilderness Preservation System in the Lower 48.

It is a land of clear rivers, deep canyons, and rugged mountains.Two white-water rivers draw many human visitors: the Main Salmon River,which runs west near the northern boundary; and the Middle Fork of theSalmon, which begins near the southern boundary and runs north forabout 104 miles until it joins the Main. Reaching 6,300 feet from theriver bottom, the canyon carved by the Main Salmon is deeper than mostof the earth’s canyons–including the Grand Canyon of the ColoradoRiver–and this fast-moving waterway has been dubbed the River of NoReturn.

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Weight4.5 oz
Dimensions9 × 4 × .5 in