Comments for: Acadia’s rock pile experiment noted in new book

Posted Dec. 12, 2012, at 4:55 p.m.

“Cairns: Messengers in Stone,” by David B. Williams, October 2012, The Mountaineers Books, 192 pages, paperback, $15.95. Acadia National Park has a rock problem. For decades, rangers and ridge runners have spent time and sweat building and breaking apart cairns, the man-made rock piles that mark many trails throughout the …

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