The Last Best Place - By Eddie Oglander

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Post by Guests » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:16 am

I just read this article in the November 2010 issue of Backpacker Magazine:

http://www.backpacker.com/article/15019

The magazine was laying around my house for two months and I finally got to the end of it. Anyway, this was a fascinating story. Does anyone know if it's true? Thanks,

Taylor

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Post by BirdShooter » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:17 am

Taylor, I read the same article two months ago and confess that it was so good (as Steve Friedman's articles usually are) that I took the bait and did some Google searches on some of the events in it - which led me to Steve Friedman's website:

http://stevefriedman.typepad.com/blog/n ... -2008.html

Sorry to dash your hopes - but the author himself says this is fiction. It's a great story though - and I know firsthand that magical places like this do exist.

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Post by TreeFrog » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:35 am

BirdShooter, you were not alone it seems.....

http://rikuwoiku.com/archive/the-last-best-place

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