Cedar Mesa: A Place Where Spirits Dwell (Desert Places)

Read Cedar Mesa: A Place Where Spirits Dwell (Desert Places) PDF by David Petersen eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Cedar Mesa: A Place Where Spirits Dwell (Desert Places) A little gem of a book MottRocks While the previous post gave this a 1, I give it a 5. It is a little gem of a book. True, it is not very long nor is there much information like you would find in a guide book but if you have ever been to Cedar Mesa, you will see that David Petersen captures the magic of the area. Do yourself a favor and get the book. Remember, this is not a guide book but rather a collection of essays that take place in Cedar Mesa. David Petersen was Edward Abbys editor and fan

Cedar Mesa: A Place Where Spirits Dwell (Desert Places)

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Rating : 4.33 (942 Votes)
Asin : 0816522340
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 82 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-03-07
Language : English

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Cedar Mesa, Utah, is a place frozen in time. With its relative lack of roads, campgrounds, and maintained trails, Cedar Mesa is an Eden for personal discovery and hands-on adventure. A land that can only be adequately explored on foot or horseback, Cedar Mesa offers adventurous visitors magnificent examples of all the topographic and geologic wonders that define "canyon country" throughout the Southwest: stone arches, natural bridges, and breath-sucking precipices, plus hidden springs, hanging gardens, and a treasure of pre-Columbian Indian ruins. Animated by towering "hoodoos"—sandstone formations eroded to resemble all manner of spooky beings—Cedar Mesa is, in David Petersen's words, "an undulating expanse of erosion-sculpted slickrock like petrified ocean swells." He and Branson Reynolds share insights into the natural and human history of the region; they provide a panoramic overview of the Mesa, then t

A little gem of a book MottRocks While the previous post gave this a 1, I give it a 5. It is a little gem of a book. True, it is not very long nor is there much information like you would find in a guide book but if you have ever been to Cedar Mesa, you will see that David Petersen captures the magic of the area. Do yourself a favor and get the book. Remember, this is not a guide book but rather a collection of essays that take place in Cedar Mesa. David Petersen was Edward Abby's editor and fans of "Cactus Ed" will recognize the writing style.. apistobob said Don't waste your money!. I own almost every book there is about the Cedar Mesa area and this book is not worth anything. It is small (6" x 7")and short - less than 80 pages with lots of white space and empty pages. The content is almost non-existent, mostly the rambling thoughts of the author. The only hike descriptions are of Natural Bridges National Monument and the Fish/Owl Canyon hike. I read the entire book in well under an hour and while the author praises his photographer buddy, I found the photos to add little to the book. As an example, of all the spectacular rock art found on Cedar Mesa the photo in the book is drab and inspires nothing. Do yourself a

Readers are given the directions to Cedar Mesa, to some of the ghostly Anasazi ruins, and are warned about inherent dangers that can befall unwary footsteps. But if you appreciate nature writing at its finest you should snatch this one up and share it with a friend." —Farmington Daily Times"This descriptive panoramic overview of Cedar Mesa seeks to instill in readers a conviction of the importance of environmental protection for this area. If you love challenges, set aside travel time and enjoy a spectacular natural wonder." —Electronic Green Journal. Part preservation manifesto and part meditation on the way a close relationship with the land restores our inner lives." —Southwest Book Views"Who won't like this book? An

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