WAR & PEACE: Story of a Tide


(See Cover) Last week William Allen White sat on the porch of his cabin in Rocky Mountain National Park—as he has almost every summer for the last 30 years—and stared thoughtfully at the vast expanse of Longs Peak that rises in the southern distance.

The weather always comes up on the other side of that mountain. The White cabin stands at 9,000 ft. above sea level; Longs Peak rises in its square-topped majesty 5,255 ft. above that; and north and south the peaks of the Rockies repeat like mirrored reflections in...

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