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Bears Ears National Monument: My Volunteer Responsibilities

I’ve been to 5 sites on my route - 3 ruins, a large mesa where people disperse camp, and 1 large rock art panel. All of the ruins I’ve visited are located at the entrance of caves in beautiful sandstone mini-canyons carved out by water over millions of years. The size, complexity, and ingenuity of the ruins have been impressive and…

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Bears Ears National Monument Volunteering: Day 1

The rain and hard winds have been relentless for the past 24 hours and as a result I didn't get any sleep last night. To complicate matters this morning, the tremendous amount of runoff is causing all of the washes to run at deep levels cutting off the only road out of here. I’m essentially trapped at my present location 19 miles deep in Bears Ears National Monument.

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