Traveling to Sandal House from the Ute Tribal Park entrance around the Mesa Verde plateau and exiting to Mancos, Colorado and the Alamo Ranch. Photos of pictographs, ruins and the spectacular landscape along the way with old photos to give a different perspective. Recent rain made the roads almost impassable but for the four wheel drive vehicles. Author Fred Blackburn conducted the tour with author Robert Sanchez from the 5280 Denver's Magazine. Robert was writing a story about the Wetherill's. Marie Garcia Shaffner photographer, Jim Shaffner grandson of Richard Wetherill and Mitchell Deer, Ute Tribal Member.