Sponsors & Funders

Founding Funders:

Steve Roberts, The Family of Georgie Meinert (Mark Austin & Page and Steve Witzdam), Winnie Washburn & Harriet Priska, Kent Cottam, Arnold & Deon Alvey, Garfield County Commission & Travel Council, Gibbs Smith, and the Ruess Family

Colorado Plateau ($5000+):

George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, Garfield County Office of Tourism, Karin & Bob Simmons, Utah Office of Tourism

Aquarius Plateau ($1000+):

Austin-Witzdam Builders, LLC, Bob & Lisa Hartman, Escalante City, Escalante Outfitters/Waggoner Family, Glen Canyon Conservancy, Mormon Pioneer Heritage Area, Ruthanne Oliver, Steve Roberts

Grand Staircase ($500+):

Circle D Motel & Eatery, Escalante Boulder Chamber of Commerce, Steve & Page Witzdam

Kaiparowits Plateau ($250+):

Garkane Energy, Fred Kovol, Fran McKay, Jerry & Monica Taylor

Circle Cliffs ($100+):

Boulder Art Council, Boulder Mountain Lodge, Cowboy Country Inn, Alan Day, Ray Fortune, Inn of Escalante, John & Peggy Meisenbach, Jens & Kathy Munthe, Pole’s Place Motel, Rainbow Country Bed & Breakfast, Mark & Vicki Saunto, Serenidad Gallery – Harriet Priska, State Bank of Southern Utah, Paul & Catherine Thalmann, Joan Vitale

Glen Canyon ($50+):

Canyons Bed & Breakfast, Panguitch Drugs, Prospector Inn, Rainbow Country Bed & Breakfast, Trails End Real Estate


Boulder Mt Guest Ranch, Burr Trail Outpost, Cindy Calbaum, Canyon Country Lodge, Croft Remodeling, Escalante Canyons Outdoors, Escalante Home Center, Escalante Mercantile, Escalante Outfitters, Glen Canyon Conservancy, Griffin’s Grocery, Hell’s Backbone Grill, High Adventure Gas, Kiva Koffeehouse, Nemo’s, Ruby’s Inn, Skyhoopi Thrift, Store, Spoonwright, Subway, Sweetwater Kitchen, Torrey House Press

Special Thanks:

Escalante City, Escalante Elementary and High Schools, Escalante Heritage Center, Kiva Koffeehouse, KNPR, KUER, Lenza Wilson Electric, Plein Air Magazine, Steve Roberts, Slot Canyons Inn, South Central Communications, Southern Utah Independent Publishing, Southwest Art Magazine, Utah Public Radio,