Jackson Stairs, Chaco Canyon

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James Blake Wiener
by John Toeppen
published on 24 October 2018
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There were few paths into Chaco Canyon in what is present-day New Mexico from the north due to a large cliff face. Only at the “falls” end of the was was it possible to climb down. This was difficult enough that stairs were carved into the wall and some arrangement of handholds, ladders, and even a structure with plaster were part of this ancient route that might have been controlled.

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