Tag Archives: Mountains

The zen of a rattlesnake

One of my favorite hikes in the Pisgah National Forest is the John Rock Loop, a 5 mile trail that climbs roughly 1,200 feet. I like it not because it is 5 miles long, that sucks or because you have to … Continue reading

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A small view of a big world

“It suddenly struck me that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very … Continue reading

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The viewpoint of my view

What do you see? How does this image make you feel? When I stopped to take this picture I was 40 miles into a very cold 60 mile mountain bike ride. I can tell you that where I stood was … Continue reading

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