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The Wildest Rockies

The Crown of the Continent
The Wildest Rockies

The Crown of the Continent: The Wildest Rockies is a large-format photography book that explores the Crown of the Continent, a stretch of wilderness that encompasses some of North America’s most popular national parks, and unparalleled diversity of wildlife. The book features the stunningly beautiful images of photographer Steven Gnam, who has explored the wild lands in the Crown since he was a young child. The Crown of the Continent will be available online and in bookstores everywhere in Spring 2014.

Photography by Steven Gnam
ISBN: 978-1-59485-772-0
193 pages, 10 x 12 inches

Essay by

Douglas Chadwick

Wildlife biologist Douglas H. Chadwick has traveled the globe reporting on wildlife and conservation, from the Congo headwaters to Siberia to the Great Barrier Reef. He is the critically acclaimed author of The Wolverine Way.

Essay by

Michael Jamison

A longtime Montana resident, Michael Jamison spent 14 years as a reporter for the Missoulian newspaper before joining the staff of National Parks Conservation Association as the Crown of the Continent Program Manager.

Experiencing the Crown by

Dylan Boyle

Dylan Boyle is Project Coordinator at Crown of the Continent Geotourism, a network of communities, tourism bureaus, conservation and business groups, and others working together to encourage responsible tourism within the Crown.

About the Photographer

Steven Gnam

Steven Gnam has been photographing wildlife, landscapes, and people in adventures across the western Unites States and Canada since he was 14. Most of his work focuses on celebrating and protecting the wild lands of the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest. Steven’s photographs have been used by conservation organizations across the west, including the Nature Conservancy, NPCA, and the Montana Wilderness Association. His work has been featured by commercial and editorial clients, such as Patagonia, Backpacker Magazine, National Parks, and Montana Outdoors. Steven lives with his wife, Alyson, in the Pacific Northwest.