My first time summiting a true mountain. Meet South Sister, near Bend, OR. South Sister is 10,358' and is a 12 mile round-trip hike with a 5,000 ft. elevation gain. A lot of the route is volcanic scree and most people do the trip in about 8 hours.
__________________ We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness. We are monkeys with money and guns.
― Tom Waits