A Walk Around the Horizon: Discovering New Mexico's by Tom Harmer

By Tom Harmer

North of Santa Fe, the hot Mexico panorama is framed via 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 height 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 distinct view of a montane wooded area not like any on this planet, the place mountain, undeniable, and barren region biota converge. open air lovers and armchair tourists alike will savour Harmer’s exact account of his backpacking experience, 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.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

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

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“This is a booklet of excessive event that lures the reader right into a profound understanding of the stream of Nature. it's a very good bioregional instruction manual that finds the average heritage and sacred caliber of the place of origin of El Norte. And it's a robust own mirrored image that compels us to shield this mythic panorama from those that may flip native land into money.”
-- Jack Loeffler, writer of considering Like a Watershed

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