Making Mountains Out Of Trail Markers? Cairns Spark Debate In Southwest

Making Mountains Out Of Trail Markers? Cairns Spark Debate In Southwest

By Stina Sieg

In recent years, the man-made piles of rocks have become steeped in controversy, with some declaring them symbols of unity and others saying they’re “pointless reminders of human ego.”

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