Friday, October 1, 2010

The Top

So I ended up going hiking in upstate New York. It was a pretty cool time, ran into some mountain lions and snakes. After some time hiking, we actually made it to the zenith of the mountain -- the very pinnacle, which was over 1.5k feet up. Heres the view from the top:




It really was a great experience. Going again next week, hopefully i'll have some new pics of that as well

101 comments:

  1. nice, im actually going camping this weekend. i would love to climb a mountain, but i live in the plains part of texas so i wont get a chance anytime soon.

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  2. urgg i hate hiking, except when i get to the top of mountains

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  3. I heard they had some flooding in upstate NY. Then again "upstate" is everything north and west of Manhattan, isn't it?

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  4. did you mean to focus on the branch? lol

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  5. beautiful... i love hiking, it truly makes u feel alive

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  6. I love the foreground focus in that picture, did you do that on purpose?

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  7. Hmm, I dont think I can do that.

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  8. I enjoy the photography on your page. My blog is all about plant photos and stuff. Feel free to check them out and use them if you need any..

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  9. Wow sounds like a good hike! Love that picture too.

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  10. This really brings me back to my days hiking in Texas. Enchanted rock national park had a really sick incline to go up either hiking or legit rock climbing, then at the top there was an entrance to caves that went well down into the roots 2 thousand feet below.

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  11. Nice, have you ever gone geocaching? There are some really good hikes that end on nice finds!

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  12. At least no rattlesnakes up there! Always a danger hiking here in AZ...

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  13. hey keep it up man. following and supporting!

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  14. i used to do orienteering in high school.. or map reading. whatever you want to call it. it's a sweet gig.

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  15. Wow,that sounds like fun. Wish I had time to go hiking myself.

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  16. cool pics man want to see more

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  17. Where'd you go? I hiked Azure with some friends a few weeks back, and it was a pretty bitchin' time.

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  18. looking forward to the pictures! let me know when you've got them ;)

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    smoochies n' poopies! :*

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  20. If you get a chance to come to Arizona, do some desert hiking near nighttime, you'll love it....

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  21. Hiking is always a good way to clear your head, lovely photo. Looking forward to seeing more.

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  22. I liked your input on my last blog post :)

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  23. Awesome. I like hiking, should get out and do it more. Inspiring!

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  24. I think we share some mutual motivations.

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  25. There's no feeling cooler to me than looking for the highest spot around, and climbing to the top of it. Freaked wife out here in AZ when I climbed a tall one in the summer, but I just had to do it. And the feeling once on the top...

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  26. Upstate NY is beautiful :D
    The city smells like hobos and smog

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  27. I have never stood on the ledge of a mountain that I have conquered, fo I have never conquered any.

    But it is a goal.

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  28. Wowwww I have never gone hiking in my life. I should one day. I heard it's a great experience, and the sights can be wonderful (ignoring how dirty you get). I also like your photography. I have never had such skills.

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  29. have a camp on brant lake, love the adirondacks!

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  30. I went up there about 10 years ago, freakin awesome, man

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  31. If I saw a mountain lion hiking I would not go hiking very often... or at least not armed.

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  32. I currently live in upstate New York so I know how beautiful it is. Thanks for sharing your experience!

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  33. If i was there i would of pwned those lions and snakes like CRAZY!

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  34. Oh yes hiking is so much fun!
    Mesty =)

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  35. you know I thought the same exact thing a week ago

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  36. It looks so beautiful!
    Nice blog you have here bro
    following~

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  38. Nice pic! This looks pretty!

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  39. your last comment on my blog was a good idea!

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  41. those aren't mountains, come to colorado and see some real one's

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  42. i have never been hiking but i like to walk around or go new places so i want to try it

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  43. Nice update, waiting for moar ;)

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  44. wow thats a great view , just sharring daily love bro

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  45. Very beautiful, can't wait to see more. Followed~ :)

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  46. Nature truly is beautiful. I just started getting into camping with my friends and the more experience we get the more we're leaning towards going to actual wilderness. The closer we can be to scenes like the one you have pictured the better.

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  47. beautiful view...i love the serene mountain life.

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  48. Wait what, you ran into some mountain lions? want to know that story.

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  49. You should go to CO and hike some real mountains, pretty cool though.

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  50. great picture man, nothing is better than making it to tthe top of a big mountian and getting a good view of the lazy people below you!

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  51. Wait...1.5 K??!

    How was the oxygen up there??

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  52. Fitness!!! SPORT!!! NATURE!!! PURE HEALTH!!!

    May The FORCE Be With You!

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  53. hey, this is one of my more favorite posts from you :)

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  54. upstate NY is always nice, except in the winter

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  55. you should try geocaching. you get to go to all sorts of places like this

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  56. Nice update, waiting for more :]

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  57. Great post!

    looking forward to reading the next one

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  58. Damn thats a nice view, hope you had fun hiking!

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  59. I'm looking forward to your next post!

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  60. More picture would be awesome, glorious view.

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  61. Is it scary coming across wild animals that could kill you?

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  62. I went up there about 10 years ago, freakin awesome, man
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