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By Tom Harmer

North of Santa Fe, the hot Mexico panorama is framed through 4 excessive mountains. even though they're sacred to the Tewa Pueblo Indians, the 4 peaks are in several bureaucratic and cultural zones, because of this each one height draws viewers yet few non-Indian tourists stopover at multiple of the mountains. Tom Harmer’s chronicle of mountain climbing 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 woodland not like any on the planet, the place mountain, simple, and wilderness biota converge. outdoors fans and armchair tourists alike will savor Harmer’s designated account of his backpacking event, within which this sixty-two-year-old Anglo discovers the realities of complex cultural legacies, ecological demanding situations, and human foibles counterpoised opposed to his personal strengths and frailties.


Tom Harmer can also be the writer of Going local and What I’ve consistently identified: residing in complete understanding of the Earth. He lives in northern New Mexico.


“This is a booklet of excessive event that lures the reader right into a profound information of the circulation of Nature. it's a significant bioregional guide that unearths the traditional background and sacred caliber of the place of birth of El Norte. And it's a robust own mirrored image that compels us to protect this mythic panorama from those that could flip fatherland into money.”
-- Jack Loeffler, writer of pondering Like a Watershed

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