2. Dr. Richard Adams looks onto unexplored country along the Continental Divide in Wyoming's Wind River Range
4. Bryon Schroeder catches the final rays of sun as he investigates an outcrop of boulders for prehistoric structures. Wind River Range, Wyoming.
Western Desert, Egypt. 2010
5. The office on a particularly clear summer day in the northern Wind River Range.
Cutting 'cookies' from an ancient Whitebark Pine tree to investigate environmental trends in the Rocky Mountains
6. Dr. Richard Adams and team excavate a 600 year old house structure at High Rise Village. We found over 20,000 artifacts in this tiny area including arrowheads, bone awls, lances, scrapers, and pottery.
Extracting an ice core from a high elevation icepatch in Wyoming
8. A student excavates a house structure at High Rise Village in a snow storm. During this particularly nasty 10-day excavation we were pummeled by snow, had a Grizzly Bear swat at a tent, and had to evacuate one student who came down with high altitude pulmonary edema. It's not always easy...
8. Bryon Schroeder records a 5,000 year old campsite high in the northern Wind River Range, Wyoming. Occasionally the days are so long that we have found ourselves excavating or mapping a site late into the night via headlamps.
21. A variety of projectile points discovered at a new prehistoric village in the Wind River Range.
9. A lone archaeologist takes the high road back to camp after a long day in the Teton Range.
10. Archaeologist Rebecca Sgouros admires the back side of the Grand and Middle Teton while searching for prehistoric sites above treeline in the Teton Range, Wyoming
12. A 9,500 year old Alberta style projectile point. The point was chipped from Obsidian acquired in modern day Jackson Hole.
14. A 3,500 year old Pelican Lake style projectile point made from white chert. The tip was likely broken during hunting when the point hit a bone or rock.