09 Oct '11, 10pm

5 Wilderness Areas Championed by Republicans: Hey, check out these Republican wilderness hikes.

5 Wilderness Areas Championed by Republicans: Hey, check out these Republican wilderness hikes.

Now, let's move east to Idaho. There, in the largest unprotected roadless area in the lower 48 states, Rep. Mike Simpson is doggedly pushing a bill, H.R. 163, that he has championed through the past several Congresses - the Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act, which would establish three wilderness areas covering more than 330,000 acres in the Sawtooth and Challis national forests. The Boulder-White Clouds mountains hold some of the wildest country you'll see anywhere in the U.S. - remote peaks that scratch at deep blue skies, lush meadows, clear streams, and a chance to spot charismatic megafauna such as elk, moose, mountain goat, and bighorn sheep.

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