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Tag Archives: Anasazi
We came across these pecked steps on the way back down from “The Procession Panel” near the crest of Comb Ridge, San Juan County, Utah.
One of the ancient structures located in the Salt Creek Archaeological District, in Canyonlands National Park.
A pair of granaries above the trail in the Grand Gulch Primitive Area, in San Juan County, Utah.
Managed by the National Park Service, Mesa Verde is situated on top of Chapin Mesa in southwest Colorado, just thirty miles from Cortez on Hwy 160. The road to the park, and all interior roads open to the public, are … Continue reading
Unfortunately the bulk of the article is spent focusing on the potential loss of a golf course. The Edge of the Cedars Museum in Blanding has one of the largest collections of ancient Puebloan artifacts anywhere, and a stabilized Chacoan … Continue reading
Situated in a dry, isolated canyon in northeastern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historic Park is both a destination for those seeking solitude (unlike other, more “accessible” National Parks, according to the NPS Chaco only sees around 45,000 visitors annually) … Continue reading
I will probably never own a “digital reader” or “wireless reading device”. I love books too much to ever consider trading in the feel of a real one in my hands for the technological convenience of having hundreds of books downloaded onto … Continue reading
WINSLOW — Wandering across her parents' cattle ranch in the 1950s, Georgia Nagel often found pottery shards, petroglyphs and other remnants of an ancient Anasazi village along the Little Colorado River. Unfortunately for Homolovi Ruins and its treasures, so did … Continue reading
Despite my love for rock climbing, I have a healthy respect for (fear of) heights. It applies to myself and anybody standing nearby. When walking to the edge of some canyon overlook, I will be the first person to say … Continue reading
I’ve had people ask me if there are any archaeological sites to visit that don’t require “hiking”. My first instinct is to ask “Why wouldn’t you want to take a nice hike? That’s part of the fun!” Well, for many, hiking isn’t … Continue reading
Last month we took a quick trip down to do some exploring on Comb Ridge, in San Juan County, Utah. The Comb is a geological “wonder” extending north to south, over 160 kilometers in southern Utah and northern Arizona. My goal for this trip was the Procession Panel.. Continue reading