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To the mountains?

Discussion in 'Travel Forum' started by SaggyWoman, May 23, 2010.

  1. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    Do you like going to the mountains?

    If so, where?
     
  2. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    I love mountains and try to get to the Skyline Drive to do some hiking once or twice every year.
     
  3. ktn4eg

    ktn4eg New Member

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    When I was younger (MUCH younger!) we lived in SE PA. I always enjoyed traveling to the Pocono Mts.

    Now that I'm living in TN (been here since 1972), the Smoky Mts are fine for me--once you get away from the overly commericialized Gatlinburg area.
     
  4. Gwen

    Gwen Active Member

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    I love the mountains! I love taking day trips to see the leaves and buy apples in the fall. Ellijay, GA is close enough for us to go up and back in a day. http://www.downtownellijay.org/local.html

    My family from eight generations back are all from the North Georgia and East Tennessee areas, so the mountains are in my blood. :)
     
  5. padredurand

    padredurand Well-Known Member

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    I live right on the border of the Adirondack Park with its rolling hills and majestic Mount Marcy in the High Peaks area- but I never go there. I go south into the fringe hills of the Catskills to a beloved place call Camp.
     
  6. Dr. Bob

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    Five minutes from my front door you run into the "end" of the Front Range. That's why the Oregon Trail ran past my front door - it was the easy way AROUND the Rockies!! 50 miles north the Big Horns begin and mountains continue up into Montana, Alberta etc

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    Did a wedding here a while back - live down in the plain (green spot)

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    Looking along the Platte and downtown up to the mountain directly to our south
     
  7. Gina B

    Gina B Active Member

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    This is my first time living outside a mountain/valley area, and it drive me bonkers.

    First the Appalachians, then the Siskayou, then McKinley...those were the main ones.

    I absolutely detest looking out onto nothing! Just pavement and telephone wires. Why anyone purposely chooses to live their entire lives in a flat, tornado plagued, crime-ridden city is beyond my comprehension. Give me my mountains!

    Of all of them, I like the Siskayous best.
     
  8. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    Cool Pics Dr. Bob.
     
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    following-Him Active Member

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    Mount Magazine, Arkansas

    and

    Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa :)
     
  10. saturneptune

    saturneptune New Member

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    I much prefer the mountains to the beach. The Rockies are my favorite, but the mountains of Eastern Kentucky are also beautiful. Has anyone ever been to the top of Mt. Washington in NH?
     
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