Friday, June 13, 2008

Photo Hunt--Emotions

Mixed Emotions

As much joy as we get from our visits to Mt. Rainier, it can also lead to sorrow, as it did this last weekend when a hiker lost his life in blizzard conditions. Even in June, it is necessary to be prepared for abrupt weather changes if you hike at high elevations.

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22 comments:

CrazyCath said...

Oh how sad. The mountains do bring mixed emotions and the harsh realities of life. There is a price tag on all that majestic beauty...

I love your shots of the mountains. Beautiful and mighty all at once.

(Thanks for your visits at mine. You've cheered me up - I'm much better now and not ranting quite so much!)

mrsnesbitt said...

How sad. Indeed, whilst er were at the Isle of Man some bikers lost thier lives. Tragic!

JC said...

Very sad. (RIP)

jenny said...

I read about that---and the sacrifice that man seemed to make for his wife and another. It did elicit emotions from em as well!

~Easy said...

Mountains still amaze me.

Snap Catch said...

cool catch! perfect one for photohunt theme "emotions"... mine's up too hope you can drop by.

Teena in Toronto said...

Beautiful pic ... shame about the hiker.

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Karen said...

How sad! It's amazing how situations/emotions can change so quickly.

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Kim said...

How sad...emotions you can get from just one picture can be amazing.

Mine is up...come on over.

Have a great weekend.

imac said...

Nice shot and sad news.

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Jenty said...

Great photo but sad story.

Pretty Life Online said...

perfect catch for photohunt theme,,, the degree of one’s emotions varies inversely with one’s knowledge of the facts… mine’s up too hope you can drop by.

archiearchive said...

Just like the desert. Wonderful, awesome and deadly. We always need to remember that nature can be quite unforgiving.

Suzi-k said...

enjoyed catching up on your latest posts, wow, that is SOME summer snow you are having!! Love the mount Ranier photos. Enjoy the trip to California!

Dragonstar said...

That's so true. In the mountains the weather can change so quickly. Sadly, people get caught out.

Paulie said...

How very sad to lose one's life when on that mountain -- BUT they probably loved it so much that I can't think of a more beautiful place to die if it does happen.

david mcmahon said...

Beautifully expressed - and I liked your mushrooms shot in the ABC post too.

babooshka said...

I agree with you. It is a shot full of mixed emotions. A mrs nesbitts says it's the same with the TT Races.

Sharon said...

That is a beautiful picture but how sad the news!

Inland Empire Girl said...

I agree. Our mountains in the northwest can be beautiful and majestic, but also very dangerous.

Sarge Charlie said...

beautiful but emotional post, thanks

KylieM said...

Amazing photo! and yes it is hard when something has two very different emotions attached to it. Thankyou for sharing.
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