Writer, archaeologist, wilderness guide, and former river guide, Scott writes articles for newspapers and major magazines, such as National Geographic Magazine, that demonstrate his extensive knowledge of this dramatic land. Books he's authored on the same topic include Canyon Country Parklands and Burntwater. He has received a grant from National Geographic to search for and document Native American cave paintings. Scott’s interviews have ranged from astronauts to medicine men, and his travels through North America have resulted in award-winning articles in Smithsonian and National Geographic Traveler. Having lived with Navajo Indians in the American Southwest and the Inuit in the Canadian Arctic, he brings to his writing and story telling an enthusiasm for the natural world and those living close to it.