Betatakin Navajo National Monument

IMG 5687  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5615  Trail head to Betatakin, Tsegi Canyon, Navajo National Monument. IMG 5624  Marie Shaffner and Rulon Wetherill beginning the descent to Betatakin. IMG 5623  Trail head to Betatakin, Tsegi Canyon, Navajo National Monument.
IMG 5611  Trail head to Betatakin, Tsegi Canyon, Navajo National Monument. IMG 5630  Betatakin Canyon IMG 5639  Harvey Leake leading our group to the Betatakin ruin. IMG 5640  Trail to Betatakin ruin.
IMG 5648  Gamble Oak grove below Betatakin ruin.  Harvey Leake heading our group. IMG 5659  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago IMG 5657  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5686  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago.
IMG 5685  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5701  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5699  Wendy Wetherill climbing cliff to upper ruin in Betatakin. IMG 5691  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago.
IMG 5681  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5679  Betatakin upper  ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5675  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5674  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago.
IMG 5666  Betatakin upper ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5633  A remnant Aspen and Douglas Fir forest up the canyon from Betatakin. IMG 5717 IMG 5715  Rulon and Wendy Wetherill, Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona.
IMG 5731  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5737  Betatakin ruin in Navajo National Monument, Arizona. It is thought that it was home to one of the clans of Hopi Indians, who abandoned the site 700 years ago. IMG 5724  Rock art near the Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona. IMG 5727  Rock art near the Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona.
IMG 5726  Rock art near the Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona. pictograph betatakin  John Wetherill photograph in early 1900 of his favorite pictograph. IMG 5728  Rock art near the Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona. IMG 5764  Tsegi Canyon, Navajo National Monument, Arizona.
IMG 5765  Opening in the trail to Betatakin. IMG 5756  Pinyon tree at the trail head to Betatakin ruin. IMG 5758  Pinyon tree at the trail head to Betatakin ruin. IMG 5772  Tsegi Canyon, Navajo National Monument.
IMG 5774  Harvey Leake, Wendy Wetherill, Marie Garcia Shaffner, Rulon Wetherill.  Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona. IMG 5776  Harvey Leake, James (Jim) Shaffner, Wendy Wetherill,  Rulon Wetherill.  Betatakin ruin, Navajo National Monument, Arizona.