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Agave Up

On my 2017 trip Out West, I’m now up to blogging June 3. (I’m also back home now and have the ability to edit pictures and stuff much more easily.) I had arrived at the Grand Canyon on the previous afternoon.

On the 3rd I descended the Tanner Trail (one you probably haven’t heard of). I had great intentions of going a long ways down and then back up, but discretion is the better part of valor.

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Ventana High Way

When I visited El Malpais last year I visited La Ventana. What I didn’t manage to do that I kind of wanted to do was to go to the top of it.

On this trip I managed to do so.

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My last post was of just the campground at El Malpais. I got there at about 10 in the morning, which left me plenty of time to do an exploration that was on my to-do list. I wanted to visit La Vieja.

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Hope and Change

I had a chance to get out to Lake Hope State Park/Zaleski State Forest yesterday. Since I’m planning another trip Out West, and since I’ve also been doing a lousy job of training for it, I wanted to do a long hike, just to see how my body was doing.

I managed about 12 miles.

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The Real McLean

We’ve now progressed in my trip Out West to the second hike on my last day, August 31, 2016. I’d camped at Hovenweep and planned on trying to visit a site at the Canyons of the Ancients.

It’s nice to leave the best for last.

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To the Back Cave!

August 30, 2016 was a rest day, a hang-out day, for me. I deliberately inserted a number of these into my schedule. What I ended up doing that day was heading to the Anasazi Heritage Center about 30 miles east (as the raven flies) of Hovenweep just outside the town of Dolores.

There is a nice museum there and I arrived just as one of the local experts was starting a tour.

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Making the Cut

The day after visiting Painted Hand Pueblo I decided to visit Cutthroat Castle. You may recall that from the parking lot I headed east (and north) while Cutthroat Castle was in the other direction, north. However, I wanted to do something a bit more challenging and I didn’t want to repeat myself driving to that parking lot.

So I did something else.

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