Hiking Cedar Mesa, Day 1 Slideshow

Hiking Cedar Mesa, Day 1 Slideshow

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Cedar Mesa from the rim.

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Looking out over the canyonlands.

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Roberts spotting figures on the Hunting Panel.

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

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

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Rock overhangs sheltered Anasazi dwellings.

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The stratum of sandstone that Roberts wanted to follow.

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

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Cedar Mesa, Utah

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Cedar Mesa, Utah

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

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Six days on Cedar Mesa

Hiking Cedar Mesa, Day 1 Slideshow