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Start the Hike, Keet Seel bound
Keet Seel bound, Page 2
Keet Seel bound, Page 3
Finally Arrived, Page 4
At Keet Seel Ruin, Page 5
At Keet Seel Ruin, Page 6
At Keet Seel Ruin, Page 7
Camping, then the Hike Back, Page 8
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Lets Take A Hike To An Anasazi Indian Ruin
At Keet Seel Ruin, Page 7

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Can you imagine how this place may have looked when Richard Wetherill first discovered it in 1895?

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With its 6 Kivas (circular ceremonial houses)













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and 160 rooms. After it had been abandoned for over 700 years.

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Your tour of this spectacular ancient site is over as the late afternoon shadow fills the ruins doorways and windows. They close the ruin at dusk out of reverence for the dead and out of respect for the beliefs of the Hopi, who claim to be decended from the people who once inhabited this ruin.

You climb back down the ladder and hike back to the campground to set up camp.