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Solo Interrupted Photo: Hillebrand Steve, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

This article was first published in the Spring 2008 issue of Canoeroots magazine—get it at the links below. 

 

 

"… The wilderness was like a church alright. EXACTLY like a church, like a huge creepy vastness haunted by an otherworldly stillness. I might as well have locked myself up in an empty Notre Dame Cathedral with a "do not disturb" sign on the door. The thought of five more hours of ear-ringing nothingness, to be followed by more of the same in total darkness, felt to me like being slowly asphyxiated by silence. 

 

I am going to die. 

 

And so I panicked…"

 

 

 

Screen_Shot_2014-07-17_at_3.59.50_PM.pngGet the full article in the digital edition of Canoeroots and Family Camping, Spring 2008, on our free iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App or Android App or read it on your desktop here.

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