National Geographic : 1932 Jul
Photograph byDean GRAND MESA: MOUNTAINS THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN This two-mile-high table-land near Grand Junction has escaped erosion into a small range of mountain peaks because its top isprotected by asheet ofhard volcanic lava. Towering above warm, dry valleys, Grand Mesa has become a popular summer playground. Photograph byCharles M. Smyth FOX-HUNTING IN THE SNOW-WITHOUT THE FOX The Arapahoe Hunt Club of Denver on one of its winter coyote hunts. Because of the dry soil, scents cannot befollowed well except when snow covers the ground. In costumes, equipment, and customs the club follows all the Virginia traditions of fox-hunting except one: itdoesn't hunt foxes.