Lisa Van Loo, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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It could soon be easier to explore The Wave, a geological phenomenon near the Utah-Arizona border where access is so limited that its field office consistently breaks more hikers’ hearts than it pleases. The Bureau of Land Management proposes increasing the daily permit maximum for the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Area to 96, up from the 20 it allows now by a monthly online lottery and a daily walk-up lottery. Parts of The Wave’s allure...

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