Mt. Shasta, Kevin, Dave, and Darcy


"Do not burn yourself out. Be as I am-a reluctant enthusiast...a

part time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of

yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not

enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it.

While you can. While it is still there. So get out there and hunt

and fish and mess around with your friends, ramble out yonder and

explore the forests, encounter the grizz, climb the mountains, bag

the peaks. Run the rivers, breathe deep of that yet sweet and lucid

air, sit quietly for a while and contemplate the precious stillness,

that lovely, mysterious and awesome space. Enjoy yourselves, keep

your brain in your head and your head firmly attached to the body,

the body active and alive, and I promise you this much: I promise

you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those deskbound

people with their hearts in a safe deposit box and their eyes

hypnotized by desk calculators. I promise you this: You will

outlive the bastards."

-Edward Abby



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  • Tina Ure 7y

    OK I'm a bit stumped - I live in Mt. Shasta and have been up there a few times, just last week, in fact --- How did you get an angle from ABOVE the summit, looking DOWN on the group with all the cool clouds etc.? I just compared my summit shots with the configuration of the rocks on your picture - and it does look like the true summit, and not that someone was up on true summit shooting down at the group on a secondary rock formation. It's always puzzled me, how to get a better look to your summit photo and I really want to know your secret! Thanks, Tina Ure
  • Darcy McCarty PRO 7y

    Hey Tina I'm not sure if you're going to check for a reply to your comment here, but I will look for a picture that shows the spot to take the photo from to get this angle. I will email you the link to the photo as well.
  • alice wright 7y

    That is awesome
  • Charleton Churchill 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group just starting, called mountaineering, please join the group, and post your image here. Thanks.

    An Awesome ShotA Mountaineering shot
    You are invited to add this image to M O U N T A I N E E R I N G
  • Holly Hayes PRO 7y

    Thank you for using a Creative Commons license! I have featured this lovely photo in my article on Mount Shasta at Sacred Destinations. Please let me know if you have any objections or would like any changes to the credit.
  • Gary Robertson PRO 6y

    Great shot and the Abbey quote has always been one of my all-time favorites!
  • Bob West PRO 6y

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  • boysoccer3 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The best of: camping, backpacking, hiking, and fishing, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Diandra Dimić 6y

    JESUS! this is awesome!
  • dntrung_66 6y

    Wonderful! Beautiful
  • Robyn P 6y

    Your photos are beautiful. I love this one. I used it for my blog about taking risks at So envious that you have such beautiful scenery where you live!
  • Batya 5y

    I love this photo of great cameraderie! Thanks for including it in Creative Commons. It's the perfect illustration for my web page defining soulmates. You can click on Past Lives Coaching to see it. And if you click on your photo there, you'll come right back here!

  • Óskar Sindri Gíslason PRO 5y

    Nice one!
  • Lenin CS 5y

    Espectacular !
  • Lucy MacDonald 5y

    Thank you so much for sharing this photo! It will soon be posted, with credit and a link at our new site, at Positive Attitude Quotes
  • bonobonot 3y

    So inspiring shot! thank you
  • Kellan Thompson 3y

    Great shot and thanks for offering it as creative commons. It has been featured on the adventure lifestyle blog
  • Vocab Ninja 1y

    Hi, just wanted to let you know that I used your picture on our ‘Daily Spanish word’ website:
    Thank you for making it possible to use it!
  • Vocab Ninja 1y

    #180 - mountain - la montaña by vocabninja
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