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By Tom Harmer

North of Santa Fe, the hot Mexico panorama is framed via 4 excessive mountains. even supposing they're sacred to the Tewa Pueblo Indians, the 4 peaks are in numerous bureaucratic and cultural zones, which means each one height draws viewers yet few non-Indian tourists stopover at multiple of the mountains. Tom Harmer’s chronicle of mountaineering 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 not like any on the earth, the place mountain, undeniable, and wilderness biota converge. open air fanatics and armchair tourists alike will savour Harmer’s distinctive account of his backpacking event, 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 also be the writer of Going local and What I’ve continually identified: dwelling in complete wisdom of the Earth. He lives in northern New Mexico.


“This is a publication of excessive experience that lures the reader right into a profound information of the circulate of Nature. it's a really good bioregional instruction manual that unearths the typical background and sacred caliber of the native land of El Norte. And it's a strong own mirrored image that compels us to protect this mythic panorama from those that might flip fatherland into money.”
-- Jack Loeffler, writer of considering Like a Watershed

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