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Wyoming's Red Desert: Story, Video, and Photo Special

Head to one of the last truly wild places in the Lower 48: Wyoming's Red Desert. Read the story, follow our author on the trail in our video report, see more photos of the journey in a gallery of outtakes, and download the GPS Track.

by: The Backpacker Editors

Wyoming's Red Desert. (Mike Sakas)
Wyoming's Red Desert. (Mike Sakas)

FEATURE STORY:
The Red Zone: Wyoming's Red Desert
As conservationists and energy devolopers fight over Wyomings Red Desert, one thing is certain. There's no time like the present to hike through it's unreal geography.

VIDEO:
video icon Trekking the Red Desert
In this exclusive online video, join Michael Behar as he snakes through labyrinthine canyons and hikes past hoodoos and mesas. Meet his guide, wildlife biologist Erik Molvar, learn about the geology of America’s highest desert, discover sacred artifacts, and more.

PHOTOS:
photo icon  Seeing Red: Wyoming’s Red Desert 
  Feast your eyes on bonus images from photographer Mike Sakas. Scorpions, skeletons, pristine  sunsets, and more, are around every turn.

GPS
photo icon  Tracklog: Red Desert
  Follow Michael Behar’s route by downloading his GPS track.


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Liz Howell
Oct 16, 2012

Here is an op for anyone: If there are photos of the Red Desert, your readers would like to show and help save the Red Desert. Last chance to get in your photographs and paintings for the Art & Landscapes of the Red Desert!!! Due Oct 20 2012 email 3 images to jennie@wildwyo.org with 1 short paragraph of your inspiration with the Red Desert, title, dimensions, media and ...See More

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Check out http://wildwyo.org! Wyoming Wilderness Association, Working to Protect Wyoming's Public Wild Lands, www.wildwyo.org

THANKS!!

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