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