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By Tom Harmer

ISBN-10: 0826353649

ISBN-13: 9780826353641

North of Santa Fe, the hot Mexico panorama is framed by means of 4 excessive mountains. even though they're sacred to the Tewa Pueblo Indians, the 4 peaks are in numerous bureaucratic and cultural zones, because of this every one top draws viewers yet few non-Indian tourists stopover at a couple of of the mountains. Tom Harmer’s chronicle of hiking all 4 of those mountains in a single summer—Sandia to the south, Chicoma to the west, Canjilon to the north, and Truchas to the east—offers a different view of a montane wooded area in contrast to any on the planet, the place mountain, undeniable, and barren region biota converge. outdoors fanatics and armchair tourists alike will take pleasure in Harmer’s specific account of his backpacking experience, within which this sixty-two-year-old Anglo discovers the realities of advanced cultural legacies, ecological demanding situations, and human foibles counterpoised opposed to his personal strengths and frailties.


Tom Harmer can be the writer of Going local and What I’ve constantly recognized: residing in complete expertise of the Earth. He lives in northern New Mexico.


“This is a publication of excessive event that lures the reader right into a profound knowledge of the move of Nature. it's a really good bioregional guide that finds the normal heritage and sacred caliber of the fatherland of El Norte. And it's a robust own mirrored image that compels us to protect this mythic panorama from those that may flip place of origin into money.”
-- Jack Loeffler, writer of pondering Like a Watershed

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