Canyoneers Share Claustrophobic New Year’s Tradition

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Full-body squeezes, water up to your neck, no turning back: This is canyoneering.

Every New Year’s Day for the past 15 years, Steve Ramras has gone canyoneering. The film, One-Trick Pony, tells the story of the community that descends the icy slot canyons year after year.

With the film, which takes place on Bears Ears National Monument, Ramras aims to shed light on protecting the land.