Working the Wilderness

John Clayton and Monte Dolack

Essay by John Clayton; Art: “Beartooth East Rosebud”, by Monte Dolack; Article originally published in High Desert Journal, April 2017; I came for the scenery. I signed up as a trail maintenance volunteer in the Absaroka-Beartooth wilderness north of Yellowstone National Park because it gave me five days among blooming wildflowers, burbling streams, and evergreens swaying gently in the wind. … Read More