Frank Church, right, backpacks in Idaho. During the 16-year fight for wilderness designation, Church often took long trips into the backcountry he was fighting to protect to get a better sense of the land.
Frank Church, right, backpacks in Idaho. During the 16-year fight for wilderness designation, Church often took long trips into the backcountry he was fighting to protect to get a better sense of the land. Courtesy of Frank Church Papers Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University
Frank Church, right, backpacks in Idaho. During the 16-year fight for wilderness designation, Church often took long trips into the backcountry he was fighting to protect to get a better sense of the land. Courtesy of Frank Church Papers Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University