Hiking Cedar Mesa, Day 1 Slideshow

Hiking Cedar Mesa, Day 1 Slideshow

Cedar Mesa from the rim.

Looking out over the canyonlands.

Roberts spotting figures on the Hunting Panel.

The Hunting Panel of the Anasazi, carved before 500 AD.

The words of archaeologist Steve Lekson: It makes up an amazing set of data. But well never decode it.

Rock overhangs sheltered Anasazi dwellings.

The stratum of sandstone that Roberts wanted to follow.

A cliff dwelling, stones mortared with mud into a two-story square tower where the Anasazi once lived.

Cedar Mesa, Utah

Cedar Mesa, Utah

Camp: The southern edge of Cedar Mesa, at Muley Point

Six days on Cedar Mesa