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Tour 2019 – Day 6

Reverence-Pavilion Mountain, Sitting Alone The birds have vanished into deep skies. A last cloud drifts away, all idleness. Inexhaustible, this mountain and I gaze at each other, it alone remaining. -Li Po translated by David Hinton in Mountain Home The Adventures of Huckleberry Pass From my abode at the horse camp along the Montour River I fairly quickly descend out of the woods and into vast open space. Mountains all around, rolling pasture land in a vast bowl…

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Tour 2019 – day 5

12 Far off to the south are peaks like Pine-Needle and Nest-Hen, Halcyon-Knoll and Brimmed-Stone, Harrow and Spire Ridges faced together, Elder and Eye-Loft cleaving summits. When you go deep, following a winding river to its source, you’re soon bewildered, wandering a place beyond knowing: cragged peaks towering above stay lost in confusions of mist, and depths sunken away far below surge and swell in a blur. –Hsieh Ling-yün,  translated by David Hinton in Mountain Home Into Green…

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