Six facets of a wilderness experience are suggested (oneness, humility, primitiveness, timelessness, solitude, and care) based on the writings of wilderness philosophers such as Henry David Thoreau and John Muir. In structuring our lessons in wilderness, we could do well to broaden our notion of wilderness be- yond the Wilderness Act.
Borrie, William T. and Roggenbuck, Joseph W.
"Providing an Authentic Wilderness Experience? Thinking Beyond the Wilderness Act of 1964,"
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