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Oct 16, 2008 - Kasha-katuwe Tent Rocks Nat'l Monument!
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument has been at the top (literally and figuratively) of our "To Do" list since Bill and Carol in Denver sent us pictures of their visit here a year (two?) ago! Staying at Cochiti Lake we are only a few miles to the park entrance which is surrounded by the Pueblo de Cochiti who partners with the Bureau of Land Management to protect this complex and spectacular geologic and scenic national monument. At an average elevation of 6,000+ feet the remarkable processes that shaped this landscape provide an...Jump to full entry
Mar 16, 2008 - Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, Pueblo de Cochiti, NM
Today we went to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument located in Pueblo de Cochiti (20 miles South of Santa Fe). It was awesome here. A 1.5 mile hike through a slot canyon led to some spectacular views. The Monument is called Kasha-Katuwe (which means white cliff) Tent Rock due to the cone shaped formations. (I thought they looked more like tall cup cakes.) We visited the Monument on a very windy day. We got sand blasted most of the way through the slot canyon. We got a ton of sand in our hair and dust all over our skin. Regardless of...Jump to full entry