|Hiking||4.20 Miles|| 3 Hrs 20 Mns || ||1.26 mph|
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|No Route Match||1st Trip Logged|
This site is a little notorious and a little hard to find. Notorious because a number of people have studied it and claimed that a couple of the petroglyphs show the supernova of 1054. It's a little hard to find because those in the know are tight-lipped about where it is.
I did some detective work and had a good idea of its location and turned out I was right. I won't spoil the secret other than to say it's on Perry Mesa off the Bloody Basin Road and about a mile from the Perry Tank Canyon Ruins.
The petroglyphs themselves are not so impressive compared to some of the other nearby sites but one of the decorated celestial boulders is unique and its clearly a view of the sky. The other celestial boulder was very faded and is probably not recognizable unless you bring along some of the old pictures available on the web.
Some pottery pieces can be found in the vicinity and several grain grinding sites are at the base of the panel but I couldn't find a ruin nor does one appear on any of the academic charts I've seen.
My time and distance includes a stop by Perry Tank Canyon Ruins on my back to the car.