We know dry skin
Designed and created by Utah's
High Desert Explorers, Powder Chasers,
and Colorado River Boatmen
Utah's High Desert
It's not the heat, it's the zero humidity...
Out here the elements are at their strongest and most beautiful. Ask a raft guide, ski instructor or a rock climber and he'll tell you how hard it is to keep your skin healthy and free from cracks.
But America's High Desert also contains the perfect natural treatment.
The Pinon Pine
The humble but helpful "dwarf" pine...
Pinon Pine pitch has been used for thousands of years to soothe and protect dry and damaged skin. Its rich aroma is celebrated around the world.
The High Desert Formula
First you gather the pitch by hand in the Utah Wilderness.
Then you blend it with raw organic coconut oil (don't worry, this salve won't make you smell like the beach). Next comes the sunflower oil. Then beeswax (from the same bees that polinate these trees) from just south of the Grand Canyon.
You can also gather a few tasty pine nuts for a salad 😉
A Ranger stationed in Canyon Lands National Park.
Shane MacIntosh has worked in Utah as a River Guide, a wilderness therapy instructor and now as a ranger.
Well known for his great attitude, imposing height and extremely pale and sensitive skin, Shane has refined the formula for years.
Even swarthy raft guides are prone to develop "cracks" in their hands and feet as their skin struggles with the transition between soaking in river water and exposure to the desert air.
Contact to Order
High Desert will officially open for business in September after Shane finishes his summer in Canyonlands.
In the mean time we have stock of more than 300 tins. Get in touch to order!
HIGH DESERT SALVES
Serious healing power.
Tested by the rivers deserts and peaks of Utah.
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