Camelback Mountain (Images of America) (Paperback)

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Camelback Mountain, a 2,704-foot peak that bears a remarkable resemblance to a kneeling camel, is one of Phoenix's most visible and cherished landmarks. From the city's earliest days, Camelback has been a magnet for promoters and developers, drawing Phoenix's most colorful characters to it either for profit or rest. But these modern dreamers were not the first to come under Camelback's spell. Many centuries ago, the earliest known inhabitants of the area made the mountain a sacred place. Today most hikers are unaware of the rich history that surrounds them as they explore the natural beauty of Camelback Mountain.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780738548401
ISBN-10: 0738548405
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: March 31st, 2008
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America