Kirk Astroth

Kirk Astroth is a registered archaeologist, outdoor enthusiast, mountain biker and writer. He fought fires for the US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management for 8 years until a helicopter crash on a fire in the Uintah Mountains of Utah. He has climbed 44 of the 50 high points in the US, and spends much of his time now in the Sonoran desert, mapping petroglyph sites in places like the Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge and the Goldwater Bombing Range east of Yuma, AZ. Astroth formerly worked for the University of Arizona, Montana State University and Kansas State University as a 4-H program director. He has extensive international experience helping with US AID projects in Latvia and Lithuania after the collapse of the Soviet Union, in Nepal, Nicaragua and Mexico. Kirk currently serves as a board member for the American Rock Art Research Association and is active in the Arizona Archaeological & Historical Association, the California Rock Art Association, and the Utah Rock Art Research Association. Finally, Kirk is a volunteer with Humane Borders and assists with delivering water in the Arizona desert to migrants to prevent needless deaths and volunteers at the Casa Alitas Migrant Welcome Center in Tucson, AZ.

Kirk Astroth

Kirk Astroth is a registered archaeologist, outdoor enthusiast, mountain biker and writer. He fought fires for the US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management for 8 years until a helicopter crash on a fire in the Uintah Mountains of Utah. He has climbed 44 of the 50 high points in the US, and spends much of his time now in the Sonoran desert, mapping petroglyph sites in places like the Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge and the Goldwater Bombing Range east of Yuma, AZ. Astroth formerly worked for the University of Arizona, Montana State University and Kansas State University as a 4-H program director. He has extensive international experience helping with US AID projects in Latvia and Lithuania after the collapse of the Soviet Union, in Nepal, Nicaragua and Mexico. Kirk currently serves as a board member for the American Rock Art Research Association and is active in the Arizona Archaeological & Historical Association, the California Rock Art Association, and the Utah Rock Art Research Association. Finally, Kirk is a volunteer with Humane Borders and assists with delivering water in the Arizona desert to migrants to prevent needless deaths and volunteers at the Casa Alitas Migrant Welcome Center in Tucson, AZ.