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For over a thousand years the Anasazi Moon House Ruin has been hidden among the forbidding labyrinths and canyons of Cedar Mesa Utah. Moon House is a unique structure containing both an inner and outer section and built with two fortified walls. The center room is decorated with numerous pictographs of the moon, giving this ruin its unique name.

This is a shot of Outer Moon House Ruin with many of its natural beams still exposed and perfectly preserved. The Anasazi brilliantly constructed their cliff dwellings in places that provided shade in the summer, warmth in the winter and the dry desert climate provided complete protection from the elements.

Reaching the ruin is a formidable task requiring a strenuous hike down the slick rock face of a canyon followed by a strenuous hike up the opposite canyon wall. It is this sheer remoteness of this amazing place that has protected it so well. In one of the rooms there are thousand year old corn cobs scattered across the floor. It was an amazing and deeply spiritual pilgrimage.

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