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The Morteros Professional Review and Guide
"A broad, sandy trail leads southeast from the parking lot to the site of a prehistoric village set against the rock-strewn hillside. The slight elevation gain provides a sweeping view of Little Blair Valley stretching to the northwest. Huge obelisk-like boulders frame the large horizontal granite stones into which the morteros, or mortar stones, were worn by a thousand years of grinding by the Kumeyaay Indians. Fortunately, the site, at 0.25 mile, has been respected by visitors and remains in the same condition as when the Native Americans departed, giving it a hallowed feeling."
--Bill Cunningham & Polly Burke, Best Easy Day Hikes: Anza-Borrego (Falcon Guides).
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