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By Steve Cohen

This advisor is a part of a sequence concentrating on outside actions akin to climbing, cycling, mountaineering, horseback using, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. ancient and different history details is equipped, in addition to accomplished commute information.

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After an average winter with more than 300 inches of snow in the high country, the Colorado River may run 40 feet above normal. Rafters float over rocks they would normally be floating under. Of course, the river comes back down and hardens into blistered, parched lowlands under the unforgiving summer sun. Yes, there are towns and dammed rivers, roads, airports, convenience stores on the reservations, satellite dishes everywhere, some sprouting over Navajo hogans made of mud, sticks, and straw.

Caution: Skiing through waist-deep soft powder in the high, dry air on a typical sunny winter day may be addictive. The sun always comes out after a storm, so skiers sans jackets by noon are another common sight. Approaching the heart of the Four Corners near Mesa Verde, a new uniformity of sorts begins. Mountains fade into swells, which yield to flats broken by monumental buttes and mesas. To the northwest, the terrain varies further. Mountains reassert themselves in Utah's Abajo (Blue) and La Sal Mountains, rimmed by more tortured topography slotted by abrupt canyons.

Many believe the Hopi are directly related to the Mesa Verde Anasazi. But nobody Page 8 knows for sure and the puzzle is a large part of the historic appeal of the High Southwest. Around 40 miles from the Four Corners, at Mesa Verde National Park, are the most popular Anasazi ruins. Lesser-known but compelling ruins are found at New Mexico's Chaco Canyon National Historic Park, Hovenweep National Monument, which straddles the Colorado-Utah border, Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Navajo National Monument, both in Arizona.

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