Saturday, April 26, 2014

High-altitude aerobic workout

The people who built the Gila Cliff Dwellings were tough. Hauling building materials up the side of a cliff? On their backs? Over and over? Wow. And they didn't have steps and bridges built by the National Park Service.

Being the soft, lazy guy that I am, and not really acclimated to the altitude, the hike up carrying only a camera had me wishing for an elevator. And the hike down had my left knee whimpering. Wuss.

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