Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Wilderness Ethic

In our post "More valuable than gold" we provide the link to a post on the Cleanest Line, one of the blogs on Patagonia's website. The post from 2008 is titled: Kalmiopsis - Fly Fisherman Mikey Wier Searches for Steelhead in the Oregon Wilderness

Wier went to catch one of the Chetco's wild steelhead in one of the wildest wildernesses in the West, the Kalmiopsis. On that count he failed. On another he found riches beyond his expectations and beyond what most of us will ever experience. He wrote:
"Then I realized how lucky I was to have had the chance to see those fish in their native habitat doing what they have been doing for thousands of years."