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Utah Adventure in the Pleistocene: Hunting Mammoths in San Juan County

Utah Adventure in the Pleistocene: Hunting Mammoths in San Juan County

  San Juan County It takes a long time to find a mammoth, especially if it’s been buried beneath tamarisk, oakbrush, and Russian olive bushes. I’d heard rumors about a mammoth in San Juan County, but a beast from the Pleistocene is hard to locate and even harder to prove. Now thanks to the BLM, […]

The 1892 Illustrated American Exploring Expedition

The 1892 Illustrated American Exploring Expedition

                  Most explorations into southern Utah and the Southwest became famous. Here’s one expedition that didn’t. The explorers visited 100 archaeological sites between Durango, Colorado and Comb Ridge, Utah—80 of them never before described or recorded, but they had a miserable time of it, constantly underfunded, underfed, dehydrated, with sand in their […]

Buckskin Gulch: Stepping  into the  World  of Slots

Buckskin Gulch: Stepping into the World of Slots

Let’s be honest, slot canyons can be intimidating. In fact, they can be downright scary. The prospect of rappelling into a claustrophobic slot with no sure way out, that’s enough to make anyone nervous. Or how about swimming through a cold, muddy pool of water when you can’t see below the surface? Perhaps the most […]