untainted by man

there is no adequate way to describe what it feels like to summit.  to push yourself harder than you think possible.  to see the world from a place most never will.  to drink in air untainted by man.  to hear total and utter silence.  ah, yes, words are inadequate.

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that’s one fortunate little marmot.
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puts things in perspective.

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tiny speck of hot pink humanity resummiting mt. belford.

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the mystery of the summit ladybugs.

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mt. belford, 14, 203′ and mt. oxford, 14,160′.  11 miles and 5,800′ of elevation gain.

because not to would be a crime.

the undisciplined tongue

xoxo

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