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I Really Love the Mountains

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    I'm A Highlander, After All :) - Yesterday I came back from the mountains and I think it was one of the most beautiful and memorable holidays in my life. I love the mountains. No...
    touchOFspring touchOFspring 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    Beautiful - I think that there is something about mountains that is so beautiful and peaceful that it draws me in. I love hiking on trails and some day I might even learn how to...
    Ashleyrenee41390x Ashleyrenee41390x 22-25, F Aug 4, 2012

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    Ozarks - Unlike the jaggedly aggressive Rockies, the Ozarks are stoop-shouldered, older, mellower mountains.  They're not dramatic-- no snowcaps in August or the like. ...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Best Of Both Worlds - My husband & I left smoggy, crowded Los Angeles in 1980 to the fresh, crisp air of the mountains. Our family thought we were crazy, but from the first time we...
    Angelly Angelly 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    Sometimes - Usually I hate the whole outdoors idea, its ******* nasty. But occasionally I like the idea of being stuck in the mountains enjoying the view without cell phone...
    Nic00l Nic00l 16-17, F Nov 22, 2012

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    They make for pretty pics and I like hiking them.
    Randomology Randomology 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Tennessee - I believe Tennessee would be the best place in the world to live. I love the mountain air. I love to go there everytime I get the chance. I would love nothing more than...
    2B4ME 2B4ME 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Hiking With Friends - I hiked all morning with two friends to a beautiful summit at approximately 9000 feet. The view from the top was spectacular, with green mountains all around...
    jimmyblue jimmyblue 41-45, M Jul 26, 2012

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    The Himalayas -   On route to the Himalayas in northern Tibet. Going west from Nagchu from the Changtang Plateau into the mountains, on the way to Domba, I went on...
    Deki Deki 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Very Much So So Beautiful (Pic Included) - I can not believe how wonderful they are just amazing!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    From a Flatlander - Being a flatlander I just can't get over seeing mountains, big ones, small one, and even a little hill is good now and then.  Looking up at a snow covered...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    I have decided to grow old go there more before I grow old.lol.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    My Heaven - Reaching the highest point... my goal for the day. The air is cleaner, cooler, crisper. for a while my problems seem so small.... the world is so big. I am just an ant...
    ladyjbug ladyjbug 26-30, F Sep 14, 2009

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    Reverse Snowbird - I currently reside in Florida. I miss skiing and recently, I started fantasizing about being a reverse snowbird. A "snowbird" is someone who lives up north most...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Saavandurga Mountains. Karnataka,India.Nice trekking spot.
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jan 5

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    Never Dare To Challenge. !!! - Frm erly age of 10 i hv been fascinated by mountains. My daring capabilities at himalyas have been rewarded severa tymes. Proficient in hill climbing...
    Lovechanni Lovechanni 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    Snowy Mountains - The Snowy Mountains in Australia are my favourite mountain place. We don't get much snow down under so the alpine vegetation and wildlife are interestingly...
    Howishe Howishe 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    Appalachians! - I love my mountains.  We are a well kept secret.  People think this area is just uneducated hillbillies.  I guess we let them think that so we don't...
    Peabody Peabody 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2007

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    Went to Colorado last summer and all I wanted to do was sit and stare.
    Rebecca321 Rebecca321 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    As A Child.... - I used to spend my summers in Cold Creek Canyon, Colorado.... It was a lovely place..... literally a postcard vision in every direction you looked.... I would stay...
    searchingmysoul searchingmysoul 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    A Place Of Escape. - Although my work confines me to the indoors I've always been an outdoors-man. Given the slightest opportunity you'll find me somewhere out there in nature...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    El Yunque Rain Forest, Rio Grande And Luqillo , Puerto Rico - What is a rain forest? In the case of El Yunque in Puerto Rico it is all about being the first mountain to face the...
    HelloKittyFanBoy HelloKittyFanBoy 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    Once upon a time ....Long nights, hot wine, singing by the fire in the middle of nowhere, mountains covered in snow ..... That was my guilty pleasure.
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Chitradurga mountains. I'm having such difficulty uploading the photos. After uploading - if I click on the Post button - nothing happens - ! the page just sits there static...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Dec 27, 2013

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    There are few things I love more than walking in the hills in the UK. Too bad none of my friends like it.
    Northerner242 Northerner242 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Week In the Canadian Rockies - I've always loved the mountains.  Most of my friends / coworkers are beach people - you couldn't pay me to spend a week there.  Just give...
    anon1948 anon1948 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    Orgiva, Andalucia and the Alpujarra Mountains - The most amazing place I have been to with great mountain views is Orgiva, Andalucia. You are by the Sierra Nevada national park and...
    charlo charlo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2009

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    Driving atop small mountains is adventurous. Here we have something called Nandi - Hills about a 3000 ft high. But the road to the top is good and cool breezes.
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Mar 22

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    Another Beautiful Mountain Pic - thought would give you all another picture view from a friends yard after it snowed
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    I love mountains - Drove to Oro valley , Tucson, AZ in 2009 ! fantastic.
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Awesome - I have lived in Colorado for most of my life and LOVE the mountains!! I don't ski, so don't get up to them very often in the Winter. But during the Summer..it's a whole...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Fresh Snow - I love the mountains. Fresh air, scorching sun, powder snow. Off skiing later today... Got to get some practise in...
    joe383 joe383 46-50, M Feb 18, 2013

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    ...Purple Mountains Majesties... - I've long loved the mountains. While some are agape over the beauty of the ocean, I long to live somewhere where I can look right outside my...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F Jul 14, 2013

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    The Map Of History - Mountains are awesome. Without them evolution would never have made sense for in the mountains of the world the fossil record exists for the keen eye to...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M Sep 10, 2013

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    I Love Camping And Hiking In The Mountains - I love anything to do with nature so I do enjoy the mountains. There are tons of great spots to hike and camp. It can be good for...
    friendlynudist friendlynudist 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    Awesome! - What an awesome sight!  I'm near the rocky mountains and when I'm there I feel like I'm a million miles away.  So majestic yet calming.  They really are...
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Home - I remember the first time I saw mountains. I was seven years old, and up to that point had lived (mostly) in the Great Plains.  Dad had a job interview in Colorado, so off...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    Love The Nature - Where i live there are no mountains (it's pretty flat actually), but I love to go to the mountains during holidays. The nature there makes me feel little and...
    Soph18 Soph18 18-21, F Oct 10, 2012

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    Fixed My Facial Sinus With A Home Remedy. Quick Relief. - Roasted a little turmeric in a pan ! and inhaled the vapors - off the stove at a very low heat. Instant relief in 5...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    I Am Lucky Enough To Live Close - to the White Mountains, I have been up several times and it never gets old! The air alone is amazing, it feels crisper and cleaner than the city...
    polkio polkio 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    when i was 14 i climed the biggest mountain in sweden, kebnekaise
    vaccticuz vaccticuz 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    My favorite place to be, sitting on a porch high In the mountains with warm sun on my face and a light breeze of the wind in my hair, very relaxing .
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Mountain Retreat - Well people dont realize how lucky we are with all the natural beauty that sorround us,perhaps you find amusing sometimes but majesctic in every way too.I always...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M Jul 5, 2012

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    Mountains of Virginia - I have lived in the mountains of Virginia all my life. I love to hike and explore the many trails winding through these mountains. They hold such beauty and...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 10 Responses Nov 8, 2007

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    I love log cabins high in the mountains with an overview of the valley below.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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