By far this is the most spectacular of the cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde. It sits in a cave hundreds of feet above the canyon floor. You will need to climb a 32 foot ladder to get into the ruin, but it's a very, very sturdy ladder and the guide will be there to assure your safety! This is a guided tour, so you'll need to stop at the visitor's center to organize the time and to pay the $3.00 per person. It's well worth the view, the learning and the memories. The challenge of climbing out of the cave will be safe, but memorable. It requires only that you are healthy enough to climb the ladder and to climb up some steep stairs on the way out. I see many senior citizens and 4-5 year olds do this tour!
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